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Mental Health Awareness Week - Natalie

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Hi Evening Folks,

Just in case, and behind the scenes as well, you all don't realise it, this week is National mental health awareness week.

For me, many moons ago, and I had a situation of buses on diversion at the time, and it was localised diversion, I think, anyway had me irate, and annoyed, and almost stressed, out, even before my mental health problems, I was always a dedicated keen, fitness enthusiast. Long story of fitness which I shan't go into at this point.

So thankfully with my strong interests of aerobics, working out to even fitness dvds at that time, I went straight and into a maddening harder and faster dance aerobics, and it calmed me down immensely.


I always always, when it comes to mental health unwell, if I am unwell at any point with anxiety, or paranoia, as long as my feet aren't painful if it is not too cold, from overnight, I always do a harder wthin workout, of just that, well, either dance aerobics, I have a zumba dvd, tradtional aerobics, or low impact and slightly energetic, salsacise.


Even though I am on medication of either 25ml, or 20ml depending on circumstances, and or if I am very well, so I might reduce back to 20ml, otherwise 25ml, I do like to be creative, in mental healht and on med, in Health and Fitness. I once was strongly interested to train up, to be a an aerobics teacher, however regarding a big barrier of my speech, had to put that idea, aside.

So I would like to thank very much, in a certain way, for my mental health problems, and also linked with my strong interests of fitness, as it cer tainly helps me not to become too severely ill, nor beyond severe, and to manage also my hearing voices and paranoia and anxieties condiitons so much more better.


Also, I'll attend zumba gold or zumba classes, and all being well, I'll be going to zumba gold Wednesday morning, and then again, on Saturday morning.


Have a good evening all,


Best regards all, I'll return to do my usual debriefing about 9.30/10pm.


Natalie.
 
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Hi Afternoon Folks,


Off course, I always always do listen to musicals and music and knitting combined, or musicals and music whilst at the computer in at home.

I'm alright so far today, I'm very well, had a very good night of sleep, and trialing me on 20ml. Something which I wasn't going to let onto the GP about, as the 25ml dose drives me mad on the waking and alerting side plus tiredness as well, on a 24/7 at a correct level of dose, only I'm having to reduce down, now.
 
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Hi Early evening folks,

I'm very well overall, however, through tiredness, and I was irritible, I felt this is ridiculous, through irritiblity I mean, that I stratch, if something is there, slightly and when itchy irritible so in order to try to let it heal, irritiblity takes over, and before i can do anything about some cream on, to relavant infected areas, meaning boil infections.

Anyway, I have now increased the dose up, by 5ml, so once more annoyingly, I don't feel I can keep to 20ml doseage.


Other than that, I'm very well, no hearing voices, no intrusive thoughts, no anxieties, no paranoia, nothing severe, and nothing beond severe. Apart from what I've just explained, I am picture head wise of mental health recovery.


i will ease hopefully into music listening and knitting, for the early evening, and evening time.

Best regards all.
 
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Hi All,

Mother has assisted me, for my psorasis on scalp problems, and used the new application gel, and so far you all know what, it is working, and is helping my irritiblity conditons to be reduced greatly.

I'm not sure how many times a day one can use, I am pleased for the moment of the current result, from the new application gel.

Also, I have just annoyingly discovered, that I have a brand new boil brewing up! I have taken an anti virus anti bacteria solution dose. I may well have to put on antibotic cream, a small amount too. What I don't wish for, are antibotiics.

Mental health wise, I'm still now very well overall on 25ml. I ah had to increase the dose back, to 25ml.

Have a good day all,

Best regards all.
 
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Hi Evening All Folks,

My psorasis has now g reatly improved, on scalp, the ithciness has been soothed right down.

I meant to have checked how many times a day, I couldn't manage to do that, I will this eveing, though.

My boil reoccurred problem on the back of my head, that has now started to get better, it's just been gradually and currently now, boil head opening up. So I should feel much better by late night, I have dabbed antibotic cream on. To prevent any further reinfection.

Will settle down to music and knitting combined, and I'll do an update at 10pm.


Have a good evening all,

Best regards all.
 
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Hi Folks,

I'm definitely very much better psorais wise.

Mental health wise I'm very well indeed.


Will settle down for an hour of knitting and music, in a short while.

Have a good evening all,

Best regards, all


Natalie.
 
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Hi Folks,

I wasn't well,from overnight which I knew from during the evening last night.

Not mental health no, thank goodness not.

No what it was, and wi hout realising until not too late on when dad advised me not too have so many, I had somewhat of too many nuts, I realised, the hard way, shelled dry roasted sort, not the ones two shell, mind you these would have been better for me in a way.

Anyway I wasn't well overnihgt, and I had to take an indestigestion tablet, which I haven't had to have done, not ina long long time.

Now, at long last, I'm feeling very much better - ha, that will inform me not too have too many nuts again. I don't know, there some foods, I'll like, or like a lot, and there are some other foods, which i can't have simply because of religious effects, or health allergies.


i am much much better now.
 
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Hi Afternoon Folks,


Since I last posted, I am and have been very much better. My heard voices have cleared, my paranoia levels reduced greatly, and hardly anxious now. I'm very well.


Looking very much forward to the holiday all being well, from on Monday next week, staying over Sunday before I fly with parents on Monday.


i shall try to access and logg on to the for ums when able to do so. Allowing for customer useage in hotel, time limitations, and time differences.


The first proper relaxing day, will mostl likely be Wednesday, though I'm not sure whether if we will go to Casino, a casino or not for late morning, and have lunch there, most likely it will be supermarket shopping first up, and lunch back in the hotel suite room.


So all being well, and all being well fu rther, I look forward to being at the other side, on Monday, and I am taking anti anxiety medication now, which I shall from tonight will up the dose to 2 twice a day. And through the holiday.


Have a good evening all,

Best regards all.

Natalie.
 
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Hi Evening Folks,

A little earlier than planned, I am very much better. No more of mixed mental health bag of probs for today, and on 25ml. Currently, for what ever within non sinister reason, and I plan to reduce the dose to 20ml, problems of mental health of one sort or another, including and dare I say it, helicopters to affect my mental health very well wellbeing, statuses, and it simply doesn't work on 20ml, so therefore, 25ml however much driving me mad on the waking/alerting side, 25ml is far the best dose. And works very well for irritiblity purposes.


I have been listening to musicals, and music and knitting.


I'll return to update, about 9pm.


Have a good evening all,


Best regards all,


Natalie.
 
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Hi Evening Folks,


I'm very well this evening, I've just washed my hair and restyled, now, due to my very very problematic psorasis, my GP prescribed me, for a cortisone application gel, and this was a combined gel, with a normal application, all in one, and my psorasis has miracously improved, given time, in the short term. I am feeling very much better.


After a very mixed bag of mental mix, I'll call it, of anxieties, hearing voices british sort, and paranoia, whilst and still out leading up to t his lunchtime upon arrival back to home, having taken 25ml dose, I'm very much better - note, I simply cannot go cold turkey, and can't come off medication, that's a given fact! I have ranging from moderate to severe very acute mental health issues when they form, diagressing to follow, and I know, that whilst undiagnosed, I had hearing voices of american sort, whilst on holiday/vacation, back in 2003, and paranoia in 2001.

Then I fell very ill in 2004. Temporarily. Then bounced back and reocvered, on medication of all sorts, until eventually this one came along, in 2007, and at a correct level, to control my main mental health ailments, I am much better off, on 25ml, yes, it might drive me mad round the bend on the waking/alerting side, as it is very very strong in that regard, however, I do need to keep the symptons very well controlled, withouit any problems all being well.


I have been listening to music and knitting this evening, and then I washed my hair and restyled.


I am still whcih reminds me, I need to take the 2nd dose of anti anxiety med, about 10, I am not decreasing the level of that back, owing to the build before, and start and throughout the holiday/vacation trip.


I hope all are just about well, this evening, I am very much better this evening, very well.


No further helicopters anyhow.


Have a good evening all,


Best regards all, I'll try to debrief, about 10.30, pm, otherwise, in the morning and I can't guarantee what sort of time, i was up very late for me today, I'll be up, in the morning.


Best regards all


Natalie
 
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Hi Morning Folks,

I had a terrible overnighter. Only for a short while though. I woke up with a bang jokingly about 2.15 am!!! ouch, and I couldn't carry on sleeping, temporarily. I put on musical and knitted. The problems were either intrusive silent thoughts, or paranoia, one or the other.

Then, thankfully i slept in a deep sleep and woke up at 7.30am, that's a bit more like it.


i am going to two areas today, one with dad, then the other on own.


Have a good morning all

Best regards all.

Natalie.
 
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Hi Folks,


I had a bout of sinuses, very painful in the top part of head this afternoon, and, I had a bit of heard voice or hallucination occur. Put it down, to the lead up of the holiday. I have since at 3.15 taken my 25ml dose of medication.


I have been listening to some music and knitting.


i have an in home appointment shortly, for about an hour or 3 quarters of an hour, I'll come back earlier evening.


Have a good day all,

Best regards all.
 
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Hi Evening Folks,

Apologies, I'm a bit late to debrief, anyway I've logged in now;

I'm well, very well, I had the problem of feeling very irritible, and I took a dose of my supplement to help, I shall have this supplement out with me, to the other country, can't be bought in this formula out there.

Mental health wise, no, no more hearing voices, nor hallucinations, I'm fine, no intrusive thoughts f rom external sources, and no paranoia, certainly not. Not on 25ml anyhow.

I need to take my 2nd anti anxiety med dose, this evening later on.

Have been irritible, as I say, also I have been hearing one or two musical and music tracks, and trying to knit, then, my irritible self, started up via along of infections clearing, and weather somewhat, at the moment, well, rain. Has been. Cloudy.


Have a good evening all, I'll return to deb rief, about 10.pm.


Best regards all,


Natalie.
 
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