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PoisonedApple 23-02-2011 09:45 PM

*hugs Mark* Thanks

also hope the house deal goes through for you,must be scary but exciting too
*hugs Claire* yeah it is but even when its kinda scary its a good distraction.

Anarchymummy 23-02-2011 09:47 PM

:) will keep you in my prayers Crimson x

Louise 23-02-2011 09:47 PM

hugs everyone

Anarchymummy 23-02-2011 09:49 PM

hugs louise. how are you??

Louise 23-02-2011 09:52 PM

*hugs claire* I could be better trying to keep going.

PoisonedApple 23-02-2011 09:52 PM

*hugs louise*

Louise 23-02-2011 09:54 PM


Originally Posted by PoisonedApple (Post 2709771)
*hugs louise*

*hugs back*

Anarchymummy 23-02-2011 10:00 PM

Know the feeling hun,but if there's anything I can do just ask xxx

frenchhorn 23-02-2011 10:03 PM

*curls up in a dark safe corner* i just want the bad episode to go away, I'm falling into one again.

Doikers 23-02-2011 10:20 PM

*Hugs Oliver*

*Hugs Claire*

*Hugs Louise*

*Hugs Crimson*

PoisonedApple 23-02-2011 10:21 PM

ok I wasn't nervous when we were doing the offer and counter offers but now that i'm on my own dealing with the loan guy to try and get a low interest rate to get the loan for the house i'm pre approved for i'm soooooooooo nervous that it borders on the ridiculous... what gives :(

PoisonedApple 23-02-2011 10:21 PM

*hugs Mark*

Doikers 23-02-2011 10:37 PM

Good luck Crimson!!!!

*Night time hugs my Wardies*

frenchhorn 23-02-2011 10:37 PM

*hugs Mark and Crimson* night mark

*goes back into corner*

Anarchymummy 23-02-2011 10:43 PM

How are you doing Oliver?? *hugs*
Night Mark *hugs*

FlyingNy 23-02-2011 10:56 PM

Hey all :)

Anarchymummy 23-02-2011 11:08 PM

Hi :D

Kahlia1981 23-02-2011 11:31 PM

*huggles all*

one day to go until 2 1/2 years (30 months) si free ...

misskitty112 24-02-2011 05:36 AM

*hugs ward*

Kahlia, that's awesome! :)

Soo... I was hanging around with my friend Allison earlier tonight, and we were listening to a radio show, and they were taking song dedications, then next thing I know there's an email to the show host from Allison talking about what a great friend I am, and dedicating Firework by Katy Perry to me. Not gonna lie, it kinda makes me super happy... and it makes me cry. From happiness of course.

Kahlia1981 24-02-2011 09:08 AM

@Felicia: Wow, that sounds really nice, & cool :D

It's been a day of chasing up forms for deferring exams and other paperwork .... I hate my illness at times like this. But I'm looking to get admitted into a psych ward for some treatment and I'm still extremely unwell, so academically it would be .... unwise for me to attempt the exam at this point. *le sigh* One step at a time I guess.

Doikers 24-02-2011 10:49 AM

*Hugs Oliver*
*Hugs Claire*
*Hugs Lia*
*Hugs Kahlia* Congratulations Hun!
*Hugs Felicia* Thats so cool! :D

Doikers 24-02-2011 01:29 PM

Freaking out about my Psychiatrist appoinment , FREAKING OUT !! is anyone here? , It's not for another 3 hours and this anxiety needs to **** right off.

one_step_closer 24-02-2011 02:21 PM

I'm here, Mark. Can you try some relaxation exercises? What is it that's making you anxious?

Doikers 24-02-2011 02:26 PM

I've put on more chilled out music Which helps.
I also injured right before a Psych Dr appointment , not smart but it helped.
I've never met this Dr, My mind keeps on going "What if he changes your meds?" "What if he wants to hospitalise you?" Anxiety is just not helping. I'l try a relaxation techniquue I know , good idea :)
How are you Lindsay? *Hugs*

one_step_closer 24-02-2011 02:45 PM

The "what ifs" are so annoying. What would you like to happen at the appointment?

I'm ok. I've almost saved up enough meds to overdose on so i'll get a break from life soon. I saw my psychologist today and he said he'll speak to my psychiatrist about the fact that it seems to be written in stone that i'm never allowed to be admitted to a psych ward again. I just want to know that I will be kept safe if I am a danger to myself.

Doikers 24-02-2011 02:51 PM

You have the right to be kept safe Lindsay , Please be careful.
I'd like the Dr to say "You are going to stay on your currents meds , all of them , at the same dose and keep getting support in the community" Because thats what I want , maybe 200mg more Lithium to try and find out if I can get shot of my Depressed days but basically stay the same. I NEED the meds I'm on and am taking them as prescribed so I hope I get what I want:S

one_step_closer 24-02-2011 03:03 PM

Do you think you could say what you want?

Doikers 24-02-2011 03:13 PM

I don't know , I'm so nervous , my social worker will be there but she is new too , (To me) , so I am just wary , Really wary .

Doikers 24-02-2011 03:43 PM

Thanks for talking with me Lindsay *Hugs* 18 minutes and I'm on my way out the door:S

Doikers 24-02-2011 03:57 PM

Right off I go........

one_step_closer 24-02-2011 05:46 PM

I hope everything goes well, Mark.

Doikers 24-02-2011 05:55 PM

*Hugs Lindsay*
I met Dr Starskun, He was very different from my usual Dr much more forthright , He Bouoght up an old Dr whom I saw once And I said I hated him and he said he wanted to kill him , this old Dr asked inappropriate sexual questions of me , but.......water under the bridge I guess , Just bought stuff up . He Prescribed me Olanzapine 2.5mg (I'm already on 10mg) As needed .

PoisonedApple 24-02-2011 06:59 PM

*hugs Mark and Lindsay and Laura (cuz I spy you!) and anyone else who wanders in*

Doikers 24-02-2011 07:14 PM

*Hugs Crimson* How are you hun?

PoisonedApple 24-02-2011 07:31 PM

Getting fed up... last night I couldn't find a paper from the VA so I was going to call and have a copy faxed to me but every time I call I either get automated bs or when they try to connect me to a real person I get a message that my call can't be completed at this time...over one freaking piece of paper. They want me to use an online service to get info on my benefits but I can't get a log on until I talk to someone and its a circle of stupid bullshit!
the va just tends to make everything difficult because if they jerk you around for long enough most people just give up.
and the AHFC has an issue with the house so I need to fix a few things before I can finish getting the house
so frustrated!

How are you, Mark?

Doikers 24-02-2011 07:42 PM

I'm so glad the uisness and of today is over.
I'm sorry you are struggling Crimson hun *Hugs* What are VA and AHFC?
You are an awesome person Crimson and you can do this just take a moment and breathe :)

PoisonedApple 24-02-2011 07:49 PM

VA - Veteran's Affairs
AHFC- Alaska Housing Finance Corporation

The paper I need from the VA is to show my income from service connected disability so I can get my loan for my house and AHFC is part of the people giving the loan.

*hugs* Thanks but I think you're the awesome one :)

Doikers 24-02-2011 08:08 PM

I live in supported housing Crimson so this is way over my head , But I hate buerocracy *Hugs* You're awesome too :)

PoisonedApple 24-02-2011 08:17 PM

Progress! after finally getting a person (albeit in the wrong department) and getting put on hold for 20 minutes or so I got someone and got the page faxed to me! i've been working on getting one sheet of paper for 50 minutes now just to clarify my point on the VA trying to get people to just give up.

Doikers 24-02-2011 08:52 PM

YAY! Crimson! I knew you would do it! Go you!

Kahlia1981 25-02-2011 04:04 AM

*huggles all*

Well, I finally made my 2 1/2 years - 30 months if you prefer - SI free.


By the way Mark - thanks for the FB message, sorry I didn't get back to you earlier. :D

Doikers 25-02-2011 09:46 AM

*Hugs Kahlia* WOOT! way to go you!!!

Kahlia1981 25-02-2011 11:37 AM

Thanks Mark :D *huggles back*
I'm sending you a P.M. by the way - have something I want to raise with you if thats okay :)

one_step_closer 25-02-2011 01:51 PM

Very well done, Kahlia!

Kahlia1981 25-02-2011 02:27 PM

Thanks Lindsay :D

Doikers 25-02-2011 02:50 PM

*Hugs Lindsay* How are you today hun?

one_step_closer 25-02-2011 03:48 PM

I'm just trying to stay distracted but it's really hard. I'm feeling so low.

How are you, Mark?

Doikers 25-02-2011 04:39 PM

*Huggles Lindsay* I'm feeling a bit numb but thats about it , a bit tired .

Louise 25-02-2011 06:29 PM

hugs everyone

PoisonedApple 25-02-2011 06:42 PM

*hugs everyone*
*throws confetti for Kahlia* Splendid job!

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