Hi, new vet here, well, returning! Im Rebecca or Becky, 24 and married with a crazy thirteen month old. I used to be a member on here about five years ago but left, sort of ran away from everything! Anyway, I'm now back as even though I've got my life kind of sorted apparently my mind is a whole different board game. I have a husband who doesn't understand SI at all which doesn't help and a history of depression, SI, anxiety and more recently PND. Was a lurker before but want to try and talk more this time!
ok...you are all making me feel like i shud change my name to gramma. i wont give my exact age...lets just say i sure as heck don't act or look my age. been a member for long time....its nice to see names i recognize...and new ones. we sure share a lot....which is sad but good. i work in policing, have dealt with depression and SI for over 30 yrs. Off work again due to not being able to separate my depressed/hurting/weak vulnerable persona with the strong/assertive/sensitive role i play at work. sad when friends stop contacting me...but can i blame them??
Last edited by visibleMemories : 14-10-2016 at 04:15 PM.
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Hi all and welcome. It's very very quiet on the boards these days. Not many posting and few replies. Just the way things go.
I hope you can find some help here.
~Phoenix~ is my Little Sister of Awesomeness and Self-Delusion :P Bitter Angel is my Mitten Animad is my Top Trump All Im Living For - Is my beautiful and special daughter who isnt called Kim but will moan if i dont add her :P
Hmm, the vets section seems quiet these days but I thought I should post an intro here anyway. My name is MC and I'm a returning member on RYL. I used to visit the forums regularly a few years back (under a different username), and thought I'd join up again to see how things were going. Good to see that the forum is still active. I have a history of depression, anxiety, ptsd, SI and food addiction. My main problem these days is trying to get back into paid employment after being long term unemployed. I'm pretty much starting from scratch since I've burned all my bridges and lost any support networks, a lot of it due to mental illness.
I'm looking forward to offering support and connecting with people on RYL once again :)
I definitely fall into the veterans category of RYL, as I am 51. I used to belong to a site that closed down last fall, and have come upon this site recently. I have always had self-destructive impulses and some occasional eating issues, but my current form of SI really started after my therapist of 11 years died in 2011. Hello to all!
Hi. My name is Rebecca, but people call me Bambi because I'm so quiet. I started comming here when I was 16, and left when I turned 18 because I kept feeling like I was getting on peoples nerves. I'm 29 now, but don't act like it at all. I don't really know what else to say. I just wanted to poke my head in to say hi to everyone, now that I'm officially considered a vet. So, hi!
~*They're telling me it's Beautiful, I believe them but will I ever know, the World Behind My Wall? *~
~☆ ♫ Whatever Happens, Don't Let Go Of My Hand ♫ ☆~
Hi all, I remember a lot of you guys buy probably not the other way around. I never thought I'd find myself here again but I am very desperate and need advice. My name is meg, I originally joined in 2008 when I was fifteen, and this site saw my through years of mind boggling stuff, I'm very grateful to here and I need it again.
"What if I fall?" "Oh my darling, what if you fly?
Hello all, like many I have returned and was a member back many years ago. I have been looking around for a while now and I feel a little sad that things have changed a lot, like Margo said things are very quiet to what they was previously.
I’m an old vet from the ruin/recover era (2003-2005ish). I’m back with a different name. Just passed 12 years of recovery for SI and an Eating Disorder. I still struggle with depression, and anxiety. They will never leave completely but it’s manageable. I’m much different than I was when I originally dwelled here. Time, age and healing gives you perspective. Not really sure how I ended up here just wanted to check in after all this time. It’s nice to see the site is still here and thriving. Maybe I’ll stick around a bit.