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Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 10-05-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By _wendy_
Little late now, hope your appointment went...

Little late now, hope your appointment went ok.

A support worker is a general term. There are many varieties of support worker depending on the needs of the person. They will all work in a very...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 28-04-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By _wendy_
I think I started on 15mg and was ok on that for...

I think I started on 15mg and was ok on that for a bit. It worked well to start as I also get migraines and this is also used as a migraine preventative. However when the dose got higher - maybe 45mg...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 20-04-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By _wendy_
my psych has just agreed to me using quetiapine...

my psych has just agreed to me using quetiapine prn as once came off it, my sleep went back to 2 hours a night, then this week down to 1 hour a night. Psych said to try 25-50mg as the lower doses are...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 16-04-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By _wendy_
Hi there, im sorry Im not sure how it works in...

Hi there, im sorry Im not sure how it works in America, there are other people from America who are on here who hopefully will offer some advice.

I just wanted to leave a message to say im sorry you...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 15-04-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By _wendy_
So after seeing my psych a few times, and another...

So after seeing my psych a few times, and another psych there appears to be a lot of confusion around Bupropion - mainly because it isnt licensed here so no one seems to agree how i should be taking...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 15-04-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By _wendy_
I came off quetipine in January after being on if...

I came off quetipine in January after being on if for a year, for the second time. I found that initially and for a few weeks after a dose change i slept a lot, which was a bonus as im a terrible...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 01-04-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By _wendy_
thank you for your reply. I have borderline...

thank you for your reply. I have borderline personality disorder and ptsd rather than bipolar. meds are kind of the same though i guess. Lots of overlap.
Im guessing your in USA? Ive not heard of...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 26-03-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,545
Posted By _wendy_
Ive just qualified as a peer support worker.

Ive just qualified as a peer support worker.
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 26-03-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By _wendy_
apologies only just seen this. Have been on the...

apologies only just seen this. Have been on the 150mg for just over a week now and due to increase to 300mg next week. Def feel like ive more energy, but that could be psychological. Still only...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 18-03-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By _wendy_
thank you both for your replies. its not really...

thank you both for your replies. its not really used here in UK for anything other than stopping smoking as thats all its licensed for, so hard to find reviews from people who have used it. Im aware...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 17-03-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By _wendy_
Bupropion experiences

So, been a while since posted. Lots has changed in some respects, but nothing in others. this last couple weeks been bouncing around between a+e, police, gp etc for mental health, then yesterday...
Forum: Self-Harm Discussion and Support 04-06-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,333
Posted By _wendy_
thank you. yes ive considered options like this,...

thank you. yes ive considered options like this, or excel or similar. thank you
Forum: Self-Harm Discussion and Support 04-06-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,333
Posted By _wendy_
thank you. I did a bit of looking round last...

thank you. I did a bit of looking round last night and there are a few addict type apps, but they seem to mostly be a days since thing like you say. maybe its just a simple diary app I need to look...
Forum: Self-Harm Discussion and Support 03-06-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,333
Posted By _wendy_
thank you. I will take a look. my cpn wants...

thank you. I will take a look. my cpn wants measurable stuff, so numbers, graphs etc of self harm incidents, so hoping there will be something like tht to make it easier.
Forum: Self-Harm Discussion and Support 03-06-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,333
Posted By _wendy_
Anyone know any apps for tracking self harm

My cpn wants me to monitor how often I self harm. He wants me to record when I do. We talked about a paper method, then he suggested might be easier to track amounts etc using an app on phone.

Does...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 12-02-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By _wendy_
well, never heard anything from community team...

well, never heard anything from community team about prescription, so after tonight I go without again. we told the psych at the hospital they wouldn't but he assured us it would be sorted. its all a...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 11-02-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By _wendy_
well I emailed my cpn yesterday morning telling...

well I emailed my cpn yesterday morning telling him that yesterday I felt worse than I did the day before and it was scaring me. Later that day the voices all got too much and I went awol. police...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 09-02-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By _wendy_
thank you Auror well I had to give in last week...

thank you Auror

well I had to give in last week and take the quetiapine. it helped with the voices and helped me sleep. could only take a couple nights though as makes me too sedated to work, so not...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 05-02-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By _wendy_
so the week started by emailing work and offering...

so the week started by emailing work and offering myself for redundancy. still in consultation phase so wont find out for while, but I cant stay for 25% cut in wage.
then I got ill, got a virus bug,...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 30-01-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By _wendy_
meeting at work yesterday saying our contracts...

meeting at work yesterday saying our contracts are being changed and wages cut effectively by 25%, also redundancies being made. consultation period starts Monday 1st feb until 1st march. seriously...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 29-01-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By _wendy_
saw my cpn this morning. he said despite his calm...

saw my cpn this morning. he said despite his calm exterior I scare the crap out of him. he said hes at a loss really as to what I should do. he said he was surprised I'm still going and that I...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 28-01-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By _wendy_
so I went to the docs today, they managed to get...

so I went to the docs today, they managed to get blood tests done this time. checked my bp and weight. have lost a fair bit over last few weeks and bp a little low.

then got a message from work to...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 25-01-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By _wendy_
well still not able to eat. I desperately want...

well still not able to eat. I desperately want too, I am craving foods, but every time I get close, I panic. the voices get intense and I cant do it. I don't know how to fight them.
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 22-01-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By _wendy_
so I got a message to call my docs today. spoke...

so I got a message to call my docs today. spoke to receptionist. she said I needed urgent bloods, weight and blood pressure tests. asked her when could fit me in, she says next Thursday! not that...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 21-01-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By _wendy_
so, I get a text off my cpn this morning -...

so, I get a text off my cpn this morning - wishing me well for my assessment today and to have a few sips of water before I go. that was it, no mention of any discussions with gp etc earlier in week....
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