Tag 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!! Advertisements

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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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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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Friends

I’m so lucky to have friends like mine. They’re all so supportive and visit me as much as they can. Hopefully I’ll be able to go out with them soon 💜   

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My (recovery) Bucket List

Being in hospital so long has it’s downfalls, being ‘normal’ and doing ‘normal’ things kinda goes out of the window. This is a bucket list of short term and manageable things I’d like to do that are still a challenge … Continue reading

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Annoying Rant Alert 👍

As you probably know I’m in hospital. It’s okay though I don’t tell people for sympathy, I tell them because its the truth. It’s where I have been and I can’t change that. However, when people say ‘are you better … Continue reading

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