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Just been accepted to a minimum stay of 12 weeks maybe longer if needed

sadpunchingbag

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Just over 2 weeks ago I went to a hospital which specializes in treating people who have mental health issues combined with ASD. I got a written letter back today about what they put forward to suggest the panel for me to stay in an in care facility 12 weeks assessment block broken down into 3 sections it was stated if needed it can be extended just waiting for the go-ahead to come in the hope it turns out ok. :dance:
 
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thanks was thinking about doing some cool threads like a diary with pics maybe :dance:
Why don’t you start writing a blog in the journals section of the forum .I’m sure we’d all be interested in how you get on. I’ve been writing in there for years and it’s interesting sometimes to look back on
 
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Why don’t you start writing a blog in the journals section of the forum .I’m sure we’d all be interested in how you get on. I’ve been writing in there for years and it’s interesting sometimes to look back on
sure id consider it i will take a look at people stories ty dude :dance:
 
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Yeah it may seem a positive outcome but just be careful you could end up being kept their moved or totally drugged up.May I ask is it a ATU?
 
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I am informal so they dont give you drugs unless you want to as for the atu not sure what it is
 
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Informal can easy become formal and they can give u drugs if they feel it's needed.ATU stands for assessment treatment unit.I maybe am being too negative.I hope you can get the help you deserve and turn a corner.Just keep what I have said in mind.
 
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Informal can easy become formal and they can give u drugs if they feel it's needed.ATU stands for assessment treatment unit.I maybe am being too negative.I hope you can get the help you deserve and turn a corner.Just keep what I have said in mind.
I will but are you from america ? Its ran very differently in uk
 
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Today was good id say a couple of mistakes but moving forward. I will only write about things that i find less mundane. So like slight changes in the day/ how its going. So lets start i went out on my own without an OT. It may seem small but 1 year not leaving the house it does something to you so that is a little achievement. I also went to the hospital gyms hit some PRs! Sadly the guy who runs it is going on leave for 2 weeks. But that is a oppotunity i looked into a local gym which i am going to start so i am hyped for that. I also am going to go to a tattoo artist on saturday just to see how long it takes me to walk. Talk to him then make an appointment weekly so thats good. Now for the last good thing i got weighed i lost 4.85 pounds which is so weird i was expecting way less but i have been persistent with food. Fizzy drinks are on the ward sometimes so like you feel worried around it but i have not indulged in fizzy drinks, crisps, chocolate, takeaways in 18 days i think so that is crazy. Also lost 6 inches around waist so good things are happening next i am going over what i feel i am slacking in. Have not revised, studied, listen to audio notes, educational podcasts while i work. Now this how i am going to solve it start off slow say 10mins a day then gradually increase each day even if its for 1 min it will add up so thanks everyone hope you all are doing good

Ps also goinf to count calories just for peace of mind
 
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Today was dead didnt go on walk the new meds for soft tissue damage sort of fucked me not much i want to add. Had to cook a meal someone froze my chicken so i said fuck it people touching my food sort of pissed me off. Did not go on walk tommorow will be better
 
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Missed uploading yesterday again sorry. The day was quite generic except for a few things like me nearly passing out from dehydration. So the day started off normal woke up 6am did general shower get ready bs. Got ready had breakfast chilled until 11am went on my first pat dog walk. A cool guy comes around to all the wards and goes on a walk with hes cute dog so i did that. I was worried about being dead weight i was not so that was something. So that lasted 1 hour walked lets say 1 mile this will matter later.

then was about to make lunch with a OT but someone moved my chicken into the freezer so i was pissed a bit but had the general hospital food. Tastes like ass but was hungry so it did not matter. Went to the gym but was not on the guy who runs it went on leave AKA holiday was a little pissed i like absolutes for since i was at the hospital Monday,Wednesday,Friday was gym it may not be the best its 1 hour so if you have 3 people who want to do weights its 20mins each luckily no one uses weights but its still annoying so that is why i opt to go out to a general gym.

Which provides a longer session that 1hour i need 2hours 30mins ish to do what i need to do weights and cardio so anyway thats a good thing the instructor went on holiday now i can take the initiative so actually a good thing. Not sure if i said in the last post lost 4.85 pounds which is something i have not done as much work as i wanted i will state what i expect of myself daily to reach my weight loss goals:

  1. Go on a walk everyday 1 hour at least
  2. Push the distance and time i can walk so i can go further
  3. calorie constrict to 2000 kcal (if hungry before bed i will snack on 1 apple and 2 crackers it is 190 kcal which is nothing)
  4. go to the gym 4 days a week 1 then week 2 3 days a week so it would look like this week 1 = Mon,Wed,Fri,Sun week 2 = Tue,Thur,Sat
  5. at the gym do full body workout every time i am in it this is also true for cardio
  6. the goal for cardio at the gym is to build up to 1 hour gradually if i can do 10 mins then week 2 i will increase by 2mins suggested by the trainer i spoke to in the hospital
  7. the goal for weights is to put on 2.5kg onto all lifts every week i am driven i will do this
so that is what i have planned for when the gym is concerned now i will take about what happened after dinner an OT said it would be a good idea to walk around the long way back to the hospital. I said sure but i wanted to push a bit more the most amount of distance i have been able to walk was 0.6miles so keep that in mind plus i already went on the pat dog walk for 1hour which was easily 1mile. so i said to myself fuck it i am going to walk to the gym in theory it was not that far away. But to a fat fuck who never left house for 1 year i walked 80 percent of the way to the gym

then was like fuck i cant walk any more so now i am 2miles out from the hospital plus it was on massive hills so i was like i cant walk back phoned a cab told them the address the dumb **** went to 188 not 118 i said fuck this i will walk back took me ages to walk back about 2 hours was thirsty as fuck nearly passed out also phone died i had to get to a place i recognised the way back. Thankfully i found the shop got 3 litres of water drank 1 instantly then slowly walked back. It didnt help i have soft tissue damage on my feet i am not meant to walk much but fuck that.

It takes me 7 hours to get to sleep at night anyway so this is not going to make it worse anyway i got back. At 9 was in terrible pain got the cream and numbing cream pain killers etc. I was thinking i am going to be up 7 hours right? Nope more like 2 fell asleep woke up at 6am

so shit that day was intense i felt like i bitten off more than i could chew but how do you know how much you can handle until you try? i am thankful i did it just breaking myself down then finding my way back now i know i didnt make it but my avg day walking distance was 0.7miles that day was about 6 miles ish i did not know i had that in me
 
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