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dlzoidberg

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I have now SHed 45 times in less than 3 days. None of the distractions like using a elastic band works.

I am seeing a psychiatrist again tomorrow, but I don't see how that is going to help.
 
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Have you tried using a red marker pen to draw on yourself?
 
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Yes, but wasn't effective. Only defense is to get out of the house, and away from the things I SH with. Up to 50 now.
 
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No SH for about 4 hours. :sorcerer::dance:
 
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Yes well done - its difficult to distract yourself - have you tried a cold shower???
Works better than a hot bath for me
 
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have you tried a cold shower???
No, I don't have a shower.

I have SHed today, but only once. That's better than the 22,21 and 7 of the previous three days.
 
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No, I don't have a shower.

I have SHed today, but only once. That's better than the 22,21 and 7 of the previous three days.
what did your psych say? were they helpful :unsure:

i had a lapse this week too..........nevermind
 
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what did your psych say? were they helpful :unsure:

i had a lapse this week too..........nevermind
Sorry to hear about your SH, I don't know about you, but to me it's either SH or do something worse.

It is the first time I have seen this particular psyc. He is a specialist in psychosis, which is still seen as my main problem.

He thinks I have schizophrenia, but has left it to me whether I want to be formally labeled with it.

A diagnoses of schizophrenia and BPD sit very badly together, since BPD is 'schizzy'.

I have recently started drinking too much, and half the session was spent with him lecturing me on alcohol abuse!
 
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Sorry to hear about your SH, I don't know about you, but to me it's either SH or do something worse.

It is the first time I have seen this particular psyc. He is a specialist in psychosis, which is still seen as my main problem.

He thinks I have schizophrenia, but has left it to me whether I want to be formally labeled with it.

A diagnoses of schizophrenia and BPD sit very badly together, since BPD is 'schizzy'.

I have recently started drinking too much, and half the session was spent with him lecturing me on alcohol abuse!
hey dlzoidberg, are you the one that could be aspies as well? im sure i read that in another thread (?)

i think alcohol can become a comfort, i had a CPN giving me the same lecture and a psych telling me i abuse alcohol but he wasnt to concerned about it.

tonight is the first drink ive had in 4 weeks

( i thought i did good) lol

i have voices and see things, they have put that down to Dissociation, always had voices since a child and its freaky when i see the shadow people :LOL:
 
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and its freaky when i see the shadow people
I get that. Also, just people and cars and cats, and (don't laugh!), a recurring giant dancing pigeon.

hey dlzoidberg, are you the one that could be aspies as well?
Yes, but it's very mild.
 
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Started many SHing again.(n)

But as I am only opening up old scares it's not quite as bed. :shrug:
 
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i do that too thinking its not as bad :unsure:

has something caused you to sh?
 
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Well, you get the drift, same-old same-old. :doh:
 
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Sorry if it seems to some people that I make a joke of my self harm. It's just a way of coping. I also burst into tears 4 or 5 times a week!
 

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