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jema88

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after periods of time that i dont sleep properly i then have a few days where i dont want to get bathed or change out my p.j's or leave the house... sometimes ill be brave and nip to the shop but i will cry about it and feel horrible about leaving whem i get home... i only have a couple of days like this a month.. the rest of the time ill bath 2-3 times a day and keep my self clean.. does anyone else experiance the same or simalar experiences??.xx
 
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angrydad

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Constantly!

I feel like this all the time. When I high I bath and shower myself (almost) to death. During low phases I can't wash or even gat dressed. Laste week (coming down from a huge high I went very low. By the end of the week I looked as though I lived on the streets. I must have looked the very essence of mental illhealth when I went to Boots to pick up my meds:scared:

I still have problems going out of the house and I hate driving or going to places where there will be lots of people.

Try not to beat yourself up about not doing things. I belive that small steps are best. I found just going out to our wheelie bins was sucess enough to spur me on to go to get a paper last week. At the moment I can't motivate myself to read books or newspapers. But I have started doing coluring books at bed time! What a child eh!

Do small thing and you will find sucess
 
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white-witch

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I don't get washed or take care of myself for days at a time. I do go to a women's group once a week and get showered and wash my hair for that.
When I was well I use to be in and out of the bath and shower all the time!

I also live in a mess not cleaning for weeks on end..I never use to be like this. I feel I have been depressed for 7 years since I lost my home and ended up on the streets..I have never recovered. Maybe this is the 'new' me and I just have to accept it!

Don't beat yourself up about a couple of days a month!

Belblac
 
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Lady Summer Isles

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Yes me too

Angry dad says it all

Sorry can't string much together today

We can only do what we can do,

Hugs
Lady T:grouphug:
 
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Oh yes, feeling that one! When I was feeling sky high last month I was bathing 2-3 times a day, hair and make up perfect. I had a bath at 3am last night because it dawned on me I hadn't washed for over a week!

xx
 
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