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frenchhorn 29-11-2010 12:22 PM

thanks felicia, yeah that makes sense, I mainly only draw or write depressing/suicidal poems when I'm really depressed and suicidal and I do it because I want to kill myself, I'll mention it if it seems like it at the time.

*hugs* ooo ouch burning yourself with straighteners is not good, is the burn ok?
I was very scared when my sister used to try and straighten my hair, when I was still being 'female' and it was longer, thankfully its now very short so she can't come near me.

Doikers 29-11-2010 12:36 PM

*Hugs Oliver* Good luck with your Crisis Team Meeting , Drawing disturbing things can be a healthy way of getting things out , I don't think your crisis team will frown on it.

*Hugs Felicia* Good luck with your meeting :) Writing things down is a good idea , I've done that in the past .

frenchhorn 29-11-2010 12:39 PM

thanks mark *hugs* how you feeling now?

Doikers 29-11-2010 01:08 PM

*Hugs Oliver* Hmmm I'm feeling okay , My Dad just popped in and started mucking about with my computer which makes me pissed off and anxious as I have RYL open and there a lot of personal and private stuff on my computer and I don't even know if my family know I still S.I. . He just said "theres a way to look at the web without pictures" and went into my start menu . *sigh* But I'm feeling okay , Numb , but thats the usual :S

Doikers 29-11-2010 03:19 PM

I jsut woke after napping for too long , I said to myself 1 hour max and I'm not sure how long I was but I woke up CONVINCEDthat I was late for appointments that I have tomorrow . Erp . A Bit disorientated . Hope I can sleep tonight .

one_step_closer 29-11-2010 03:26 PM

I hate the snow, really. I couldn't get parked properly in my drive and I have no idea how to get out without hitting the gates. I wish my Dad was here to help me.

Doikers 29-11-2010 03:40 PM

*Hugs Lindsay* I'm not one to offer parking advice as I can't drive but maybe you should try re positioning your car whilst it's still daylight so you don't have to do it in the dark tonight/tomorrow morning? sorry if that's crap advice from a non-driver :S

one_step_closer 29-11-2010 03:52 PM

Thanks Mark, I can't be bothered going back out into the cold! I'll just see how I get on tomorrow.

How are you?

Doikers 29-11-2010 03:54 PM

I'm still feeling Okay , bit groggy from over napping and almost going out to appointments that aren't until tomorrow .

misskitty112 29-11-2010 04:00 PM

*hugs ward*
My meeting went okay. I'm tired now... emotionally exhausted.
They asked me how I've been coping since I set the date (I haven't been), what the date is (well... I don't think you guys want to know that), what I wanted from them (I'm still not sure). Then we went into a host of other problems, about how I don't sleep etc, etc. Here's the thing though: they don't think uni next semester is a good idea. Obviously, they can't force me to do anything about going vs not going. But... my date is right at the start of next semester, and I partially planned it that way... it was halfway just convenient for other reasons... So, I don't know. I've missed a whole year already, and I'm already busting my ass to graduate in a timely manner. I suppose I don't have to think about it right now though.
So... my counselor will be keeping tabs on me until my next appointment, and I'll be getting extra support from here on up through my date/ the weeks following/ whenever they feel I'm okay again.

one_step_closer 29-11-2010 04:01 PM

Can you go out and get some fresh air to try and wake up a bit?

Doikers 29-11-2010 04:50 PM

*Hugs Felicia* I Had my "Date" not too long ago , everyone here was there for me and I'm sure we'll all be there for you too . PM box always open :)

risenfromperdition 29-11-2010 05:12 PM

*hugs felicia and mark and lindsey*
felicia- you know where i am if you need anything :)
mark- dont feel bad about needing the meds thingy [forget the name and cba to delete this whole post just to go back a page ><]
i spies laura :) <3
<3
grr my professor still hasnt emailed the admissions person ><

and god i have a ton of crap to do this week and ZERO motivation

Doikers 29-11-2010 05:16 PM

Well......... I took my first Antabuse since the 1st . At least I'm on it again. am I going to be on it for good ? I'll have to ask Sharron ( My Nurse ).

*Hugs Heather* I hate having no motivation . I know how that goes . :S

*Spots and Hugs Laura*

SoMuchMore 29-11-2010 05:22 PM

*hugs lindsay* i really hate driving in the snow too.. and i hate the cold.. my window is broken right now too so its freezing in my apartment heh.

*hugs mark and hands over some coffee to wake him up* it wasn't that "late" or "early" when i posted last night.. it was around 1am here. I usually don't sleep until about 2 or 3 unfortunately. Glad you are going back on the antabuse, i know its probably a tough decision, but i would hate to see anything bad happen to you b/c of drinking.

*hugs oliver* I think if it worries you that you draw them, then you should mention it. However, as others have already said, sometimes drawing/writing is cathartic. I'm sorry you had to pull out of schooling for right now. Hopefully in the time off you can get some extra support, who knows, maybe even your family will be of some help if they realize you are struggling still. I'm glad you teacher was so nice about everything.

*hugs felicia* we will be here for you whenever you need support hun. Do you think taking another semester off and getting into maybe some more therapy/counseling might help? I know you want to graduate in a timely manner, but it might be easier to do that if you are feeling okay while doing uni.

*hugs lia* how r u today?

*hugs jordyn, shad, kahlia, and helen* hope you all are alright.

*hugs heather* sounds like we are in the same boat work wise and lacking motivation. I also see you are waiting on professors for things too... i hate it. :-/ Hope they email the admissions person soon

Sorry if i missed some ppl.. read things, but just did individuals for people since i posted last night. its hard to catch up sometimes.

I'm back at uni now... and I'm sick... also, really really stressed about my graduate school apps b/c one of my professors has not sent in his letter of recommendation and its due wednesday!! I've already tried emailing him several times and called him as well.. no response. He agreed to write it a month ago though so... this is a little ridiculous. Anyway, sorry about my professor annoyance rant. I just struggle enough with future stuff as it is, and i don't like that my status for things is dependent on other peoples work... i dont like feeling out of control.

misskitty112 29-11-2010 05:32 PM

*hugs Heather* I too, have a ton of crap to do and no motivation. haha.

*Hugs Mark* I agree with Laura. I'm glad you're back on it, I'd hate to see something bad happen to you.

*Hugs Laura* I'm sorry you're sick, and have a broken window, and have an annoying professor. I'm pretty good with the professor crowd, I can usually get them to do their work, you want me to come talk with him? lol.

I'm done with today except for work. Do I really have to go in? Is it that necessary? I really just wanna hide for the rest of today.

risenfromperdition 29-11-2010 05:35 PM

*hugs felicia*
<3
uhm i dunno, if you think work would just be more stress then maybe call in sick? but if you're just gonna be sitting in your room thinking thats not good either so dunno ><

Doikers 29-11-2010 05:44 PM

*Hugs Laura* I'm sorry you are sick:( and that your window is busted :S *Special de-stressing Hugs*

*Hugs Felicia*

*Hugs Heather*

FlyingNy 29-11-2010 06:08 PM

*Hugs everyone*

I'm sorry, there's too much to keep up on, but I'm glad your appoinment was OK Felicia, I hope they can help you, and we are all here for you too.

And to anyone who hasn't already said, wie gehts?

xx

misskitty112 29-11-2010 06:11 PM

*Hugs Lia*
So, ward... Heather and I have decided we're moving so we can have snow like lots of ya'll do... lol. So, where shall we move to? haha.

FlyingNy 29-11-2010 06:18 PM

Can I move too? I want SNOW :)

Oh, and I'm alright Laura. I've vented on my RV, so I have nothing to spill.

one_step_closer 29-11-2010 06:19 PM

Come to Scotland! There's plenty of snow here to share around.

misskitty112 29-11-2010 06:20 PM

Lia, of course you can come with! Now we just need someone to tell us where to go! haha

*spots and hugs Lindsay*

one_step_closer 29-11-2010 06:30 PM

*hugs Felicia back* My nose is cold.

misskitty112 29-11-2010 06:38 PM

Me too!
But sadly, I don't have any snow... just cold temperatures, which makes me not a happy camper when I'm walking to class and work.

nicole94 29-11-2010 07:38 PM

*hugs everyone*
no snow here yet, but just heard it is in oxford, only 8 miles away from me, and there are some very snowy looking clouds about!! :)

Doikers 29-11-2010 07:55 PM

oooh Nicole Maybe you'll finally get it :) *Hugs*

*Spots and Hugs Crimson*

nicole94 29-11-2010 07:58 PM

*hugs mark* hopefully! *crosses fingers*
you have no idea how excited i am at the prospect of snow! and no college for the rest of the week cause its review week! *jumps up and down*

PoisonedApple 29-11-2010 08:02 PM

*hugs mark back and resumes an invisible hidden-ness...*

risenfromperdition 29-11-2010 09:11 PM

hi people <3

so thats 2 votes for scotland... ;]
lol

argh. im tiiiired. and i have money that i shouldnt spend but wanna and >.<

FlyingNy 29-11-2010 09:24 PM

Oh My Days, Oh My Days, Oh My Days, Oh My Days!!!! Snow!!!!!!!!!! I Must Be Excited, My Grammar Has Gone Out The Window!!!

risenfromperdition 29-11-2010 09:25 PM

=] yay haha
share?

nicole94 29-11-2010 09:26 PM

oooh lia, have you got snow? i'm soooo jealous!! we still don't have anything :(

MammaMia 29-11-2010 09:32 PM

*hugs all*

FlyingNy 29-11-2010 09:34 PM

It was epic, I was at an Order of the Phoenix meeting, and someone came in and said it was snowing, none of us believed them so we all went and checkecd and it was practically a blizzard, so all of us (note no one is below the age of 14) went and held hands and danced in it. It was a brilliant moment, and if it's like it tomorrow, either school's shut or I'm walking, in which case I will take as long as possible so I miss pyschology.

*Hugs Helen* Hey :) Wie gehts?

Doikers 29-11-2010 09:35 PM

*Hugs Nicole*

*Hugs Lia* "Oh My Days" <That made me smile :)

*Hugs Crimson*

*Hugs Helen*

*Hugs Heather*

*Night time Hugs all my wardies*

nicole94 29-11-2010 09:38 PM

*night time hugs mark*
*hugs helen* how are you tonight?
*hugs lia* ooo i am so jealous! we still have nothing!!! :(

FlyingNy 29-11-2010 09:51 PM

You will get some soon Nicole :) It's meant to snow all day and night here!!

Lol, I know Mark, I have such old lady phrases...Gutten Nacht (or maybe it's just plain gut...who cares). *Hugs*.

nicole94 29-11-2010 09:56 PM

i hope so lia :( we do have some snow clouds now, and last i heard it was snowing in oxford, 8 miles away from me, but still nothing yet *crosses fingers and wishes for snow*

misskitty112 29-11-2010 10:03 PM

*hugs ward*
I am so sleepy.

FlyingNy 29-11-2010 10:13 PM

*Hugs Felcia tight* Can you not go to bed? Or are you scared of nightmares, or not being able to sleep? You can always sleep here in the ward if it makes you feel any better, I know you physically can't, but it always makes me feel better to curl up here and at least use my imagination.

misskitty112 29-11-2010 10:20 PM

I can't go to bed, cause it's only 5:20 PM where I live... but even when it is nighttime, I can't sleep, and when I do I have horrible nightmares.

FlyingNy 29-11-2010 10:36 PM

Oh, well that is a bit of a bumface. I'm like that, I cannot sleep before about 11.30. It drives me mad. Have you tried sleeping pills? Or reading something nice and relaxing before bed time? Or maybe you could listen to music, personally this never works for me, the music just keeps me awake, but it works for some.

FlyingNy 29-11-2010 11:32 PM

*Spots and hugs Ian* Wie gehts?

Cazki 29-11-2010 11:34 PM

Hey all. *Hugs for all*

FlyingNy 29-11-2010 11:39 PM

Hey :) Do you have snow Ian?

One thing I do have beef about with the snow is it ruins my hair :( Oh well, it's worth it.

misskitty112 30-11-2010 04:51 AM

*hugs everyone*

xxjuliexx 30-11-2010 07:08 AM

-sits in my sleeping bag-

FlyingNy 30-11-2010 08:12 AM

Hey Owen :) You alright?

There's loads of SNOW here!!! Yay!!!! I woke up to everything covered in a blanket of white...it still didn't get me up, I went back to bed again. My laziness astounds me.

xxjuliexx 30-11-2010 09:11 AM

wish it snowed here


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