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I have to go out twice today and again tomorrow

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firemonkee57

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Today- first of all for my depot, that is normal every fortnight. However I then have to go to the bank to discuss the account I have and whether there's a better one, The thing is the one I'm on now is for people on benefits and I'm comfortable with it. I don't really want to change for the prospect of an account that pays minuscule interest.

Then tomorrow I have an appointment to see the pdoc . The thing is I am relatively stable within the context of having chronic problems for which help is not really forthcoming- social isolation/interaction problems/ lack of drive,motivation, and goals/ anxiety etc. I't's all very much going through the motions if you're in the chronic category , not much beyond the fortnightly butt jab.
 
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Just thought if I turn up for that less than wonderful men's group I can avoid going home only to have to go out again.
 
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Then tomorrow I have an appointment to see the pdoc . The thing is I am relatively stable within the context of having chronic problems for which help is not really forthcoming- social isolation/interaction problems/ lack of drive,motivation, and goals/ anxiety etc. I't's all very much going through the motions if you're in the chronic category , not much beyond the fortnightly butt jab.
Have you ever discussed these problems with your pdoc?
There might be new resources available near you, or he/she might have heard of something that could be useful that they hadn't heard of before.
 
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The thing is I tend to go into 'good face on' mode when I see him and unless specifically asked don't mention things.
 
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Sat through men's group to avoid going home and then out again. It was only the man with a learning disability and me. I tried a few times to start a conversation(not my strong point anyway) to be met with a mumbled sentence or half sentence. The only thing he offered was that the peer leader who runs the group hasn't been for a while. Apart from that it was lengthy silence
Before that had depot and bp and pulse taken. BP was 108/90 and pulse 115(fast again).

After the men's group I had a quick look around the shops before going for the bank appointment. He offered a current account with more bells and whistles than my current account but none of it I needed and I said thanks but no thanks. Then he mentioned a savings account but the 0.25% interest on it wasn't tempting.
 
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I've been contemplating going to the local men's group to break the monotony of life up but I'm not good around people I don't know, and this is a learning disability men's group so I don't think I can discuss my mental health struggles, I'm thinking about going to the Bipolar support group in the city but since I've got schizoaffective disorder I'm unsure they'll be welcoming?
 
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@porkpie I hope something can break the monotony .


Not in the mood for leaving the flat again.
Appointment's at a time when the waiting room is likely to be busy which makes me paranoid and self conscious re too many people in close proximity.
 
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