Brief IntroductionMy name is Rebecca. This is my journey through the UK mental health system. This is my recovery blog. Feel free to follow, I will follow back most blogs.
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Is it really fair to stop psychiatric patients from smoking? Thats what the trust that my hospital is part of is doing. From Tuesday we have to go to the gates to smoke and noone is allowed out after 9pm. … Continue reading
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
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.
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
When another patient asked me what I’ve achieved in the last year, my answer was sweet F.A. She came back to me with a list of things I have achieved. Maybe the fact that I’ve survived is a massive achievement … Continue reading
Hey! Today I’m helping the OTs with the snack trolley and that means going onto all the wards and handling money. My parents are coming later, after they’ve taken my Auntie and her friend out for lunch. (My Auntie might … Continue reading
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
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
I started a scrapbook when I first got admitted to hospital in 2013. Today I look back at it and remember the people who have been there for me through all the tough times. I’m so lucky to have such … Continue reading