Category Archives: mental health

Update!

Sorry I haven’t been very active but I haven’t done anything interesting to write about. Anyways! MY FUNDING HAS BEEN COMPLETELY ACCEPTED! I should be moving within the next two weeks!! Yay!!

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Seclusion – Is it justified?

Whilst being in hospital, I have been in seclusion many times. Stripped down to my bare skin and locked in a cold room with nothing but a plastic mattress. I’m not even kidding, they take your underwear off you and leave … Continue reading

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Common questions people ask about the psych ward…

Have you been in the padded cell? No. There isn’t a padded cell. There’s seclusion which is equally as horrible but no padded room. Do you get put in a straight jacket? This is not the 50’s or a movie. … Continue reading

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Am I ungrateful?

So I found out yesterday that I might be going to a private college that costs thousands a year for free. I know most people would jump at this opportunity but I really don’t want to go. I went to … Continue reading

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Update on my life

Hey! I’m back again. I’m still an inpatient on a psychiatric ward but I have news… I’m moving to supported living in a few weeks. These last 3 years have been tough but I’m finally moving on. They’ve taken me … Continue reading

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Doctor 

Been waiting to see a doctor all day and honestly she’s taking the piss because she can. She can say what she likes then drug you up if you don’t like it.  This place isn’t fair. 

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Nothing interesting 

My head is a mess today.  Do I die or live? How is this a life? Do I eat or not? Do I contact people that I shouldn’t or do I just leave it? Do I smoke or do I … Continue reading

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Update on my life: 

This is me, the fucked up mess that is Rebecca.  Since my last update on my life, (October 2014) I got moved to the PICU ward (psychiatric intensive care) and stayed there till last week.  Whilst there I got put … Continue reading

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Writing to aid therapy

It might seem like a simple idea – to write down what you’re feeling, but keeping a diary really can help you. I’ve kept a journal now for 3 years – just slightly longer than my stay in hospital. I … Continue reading

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Hello again!

I haven’t been able to update this in a while as I’ve been busy trying not to go too crazy. I’ve just moved from the PICU ward to the open ward so I have my phone back now!  I’m going … Continue reading

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