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I can't function like a normal person

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DSwole

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Im so irritated right now. Ever since the onset of my illness I have been unable to do things on my own. I can't function like a normal human being. My sister was nice enough to give me our grandmother's car to drive. The car and insurance is under her name. Due to it being difficult for me to pay attention i got 5 speeding tickets all on the same road. What an idiot. I also got into a small accident where i backed into someone. Anyways my sister wants the car out of her name. I don't blame her. My mother was supposed to go with me to the MVA and now she's not picking up the phone. I need help with this and my sister doesn't think I do. Im so stressed out now and my sister just text me saying Im stressing her out so much.Damn it I wish I felt like I could do this on my own.
 
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linus

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You’ll feel better by solving these by yourself, just take one problem at a time, at your comfortable pace.
 
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I thought it was just me, im on medication i cant even have a decent conversation with anyone, i have low cognition probably because of the meds. I dont wont to live like this anymore i miss my old self when i was thin and active, i wake up with pain in my feet and back im 30 years old feeling like a 80 year old person. If i keep gaining weight i probably wont hit 40. The psychiatrist are the worst doctors they dont give a shit about your health, they are only for the money.
 
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DSwole

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You’ll feel better by solving these by yourself, just take one problem at a time, at your comfortable pace.
Yep I did it all on my own...my Mother did meet me at the MVA but the only thing she helped with was taking the tags off the car for me.I know it helped that I actually had a good day as far as the way I was feeling. If I felt out of it and felt like I wasn't able to function it probably would have been a different story.Im just happy I was able to get everything accomplished.
 
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Im so irritated right now. Ever since the onset of my illness I have been unable to do things on my own. I can't function like a normal human being. My sister was nice enough to give me our grandmother's car to drive. The car and insurance is under her name. Due to it being difficult for me to pay attention i got 5 speeding tickets all on the same road. What an idiot. I also got into a small accident where i backed into someone. Anyways my sister wants the car out of her name. I don't blame her. My mother was supposed to go with me to the MVA and now she's not picking up the phone. I need help with this and my sister doesn't think I do. Im so stressed out now and my sister just text me saying Im stressing her out so much.Damn it I wish I felt like I could do this on my own.
could you maybe just take public transportation instead? i also cant drive for similar reasons.
 
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DSwole

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I thought it was just me, im on medication i cant even have a decent conversation with anyone, i have low cognition probably because of the meds. I dont wont to live like this anymore i miss my old self when i was thin and active, i wake up with pain in my feet and back im 30 years old feeling like a 80 year old person. If i keep gaining weight i probably wont hit 40. The psychiatrist are the worst doctors they don't give a shit about your health, they are only for the money.
Omg I feel the same way...i can't have a decent conversation with anyone either. I suffer with short and long term memory loss and it has effected my self-esteem big time. That definitely is the reason for not being able to hold a convo with people.I am 38 yrs old and im the heaviest I have ever been.I gained 40 lbs in a matter of months. I used to have a really nice body and had a very outgoing personality. Not to brag but i used to be pretty too and was a real people person.I was also really good with kids I have a son and it breaks my heart that im unable to communicate with him like I want/need to. I miss the old me sooo much. It takes a lot of effort for me to think and converse with ppl.
 
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DSwole

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could you maybe just take public transportation instead? i also cant drive for similar reasons.
I get confused to easily. I would probably end up getting lost.I already transferred the car into my name but thanks for the suggestion.
 
Lunar Lady

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Hello DSwole,

What do you need to attend the MVA for? I'm in UK - all our dealings with the DVLA are by post or internet.

I've just had a quick look and noticed the MVA have an online appointment system and a helpline number.

If you have to attend, then maybe arrange the appointment at a time that you know will be convenient for your sister...it might be less stressful for her to just schedule something into her diary rather than think about it. x
 
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DSwole

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Hello DSwole,

What do you need to attend the MVA for? I'm in UK - all our dealings with the DVLA are by post or internet.

I've just had a quick look and noticed the MVA have an online appointment system and a helpline number.

If you have to attend, then maybe arrange the appointment at a time that you know will be convenient for your sister...it might be less stressful for her to just schedule something into her diary rather than think about it. x
Hey Lunar, im in the US . Thank you for taking the time out to give me advice on how to handle the situation. I got it taken care of though. I had all this built up anxiety over it for nothing. I was able to do it all on my own. I have a lot of days where it is hard for me to function.That's where a lot of my anxiety comes from. I never know how im gonna feel when i wake up. Luckily I was feeling good that day. 😅😅
 
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linus

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I am sure it’s not about luck. This is the proper way to build your confidence back. You might have some setbacks, but keep on doing things by yourself.
 
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I thought it was just me, im on medication i cant even have a decent conversation with anyone, i have low cognition probably because of the meds. I dont wont to live like this anymore i miss my old self when i was thin and active, i wake up with pain in my feet and back im 30 years old feeling like a 80 year old person. If i keep gaining weight i probably wont hit 40. The psychiatrist are the worst doctors they dont give a shit about your health, they are only for the money.
Bless you.

I disagree about your opinion of psychiatrists. Mine is a very lovely and caring lady. Maybe you haven't found the right one.
 
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DSwole

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Yeah your right im a big girl I need to be independent.Im on disability for my Schizoeffective disorder and i think i have schizophrenia. I don't know my current doc hasn't diagnosed me yet.
 
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