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I need help

Loula
Community Member

I have Bipolar and the black clouds are pure black. Being told it’s going to go away isn’t helping as it will just come back.

I’ve seen my psychologist and doctor today who have put me under 24-7 watch.

the only thing making me hold on is I don’t want to hurt loved ones.

i hope this doesn't trigger anyone off.

i just need help to stop feeling this

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LOULA, please call a ambulance or 000 for somone to come help you.. The hospital will have some mental health specialists that can help you during your crisis. Im sorry you are having such a terrible time right now. "Please don't take your life today. "The world is so much better with you in it. More than you realise, stay."

Ggrand
Community Champion
Community Champion

Dear Loula,

Please lovely Loula, if you have an admittance form to go to hospital....could you try really hard to admit yourself...I’ve been in hospital for my mental health a few times,Vanderbilt the professional nurses, Doctors, psych’s really did care for me and helped me so much in so many ways.....They are their to help you...Please don’t be afraid to reach out to them....They really do understand about the struggles of mh...

You so much deserve all the help that you can get...

Please talk here and let us know how you are today...because we all do care very much for you...you are important to us...

Sending you my care and a very warm comfy hug...

Grandy..

Loula
Community Member

I have some how hold on. I have no clue how. I hav self distraction tendencies. I am in pain.

I saw my psychiatrist and he adjusted my medication and said I should be feeling like me in a week or two.

thank you for you kind help. You are so loved.

quirkywords
Community Champion
Community Champion

Loula wear listening to you and thinking of you. Gals you saw your pysch .

I hope you will be feeling better soon. You are welcome to post here as often as you like.

Ggrand
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hello Dear Loula,

Im so proud of you for keeping your psychiatrist appointment...Sometimes it might take an adjustment or two until the professionals get it right for you...

Awe honey....You’re doing good..we can only try our best, and I know your doing that...

Try hard to think of something that you like when those unhealthy thoughts reach you...They are just thoughts beautiful Loula, we don’t have to act on them...I know by your words that you are hurting...I wish I could zap myself through the screen and give you a warm comfy hug 🤗....You so much deserve a happy life...we all do...

I would like to get to know you a little better..but only if you want to....

I love scented candles and lay down and watch the little flame dancing around when I need some distraction from my thoughts...It’s kind of hypnotic and relaxes me...Do you have something that you can do, that you like..so when your thoughts are unhealthy ones, you can distract them...No pressure to answer....

Loula...You are also so loved... and cared for, from me and the other lovely people supporting you..

Take good care of yourself the best you can precious friend..

Talk anytime you’re feeling the need to...orbif you just want a chat...we are here for you..

Kind thoughts, with a warm caring hug..

Grandy..

Loula
Community Member

Candles are beautiful. When I listen to Pink Floyd I light a ton of candles and just lay down and take in the greatnes.

when I’m depressed I just hide. I wait for the storm to go.

when I have anxiety I draw pin up tattoos.

im feeling a lot better. I have periods of yucky days that are dark but I can handle them.

im just ashamed on how low I can go

NEVER be ashamed of who you are. We all have things in our lives that are not the way we wish them to be, that's just normal . Self acceptance is really important. Accept that who you are is not perfect, but it's still pretty great 🙂 Anyone who lights candles and listens to Pink Floyd is someone I'd love to know.

Ggrand
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hello Dear Loula,

I am so pleased to hear from you....and that you’re feeling a lot better.....

Awe Dear Loula....please don’t ever be ashamed of how low you can get...it’s okay to be not okay at times...and those times are the times that we need to care for ourselves....and try hard to accept ourselves on those dark days....and remember that, things are constantly changing for us..for everyone and everything....as long as we keep trying to move forward...

I like that you think candles are beautiful...the way the flames dance around...sometimes they seem to move with the beat of the music....Pink Floyd...have some great albums and songs...

What other groups/singers do you like to listen to?...

Hopefully the med adjustments are working for you...I know the feeling of wanting to hide, when depressed..I feel that as well...It’s okay to hide away for a while, until the storm has passed....Then getting up, brushing ourselves down and starting over again is where our strength starts building from....each time we get back up, we get that little bit stronger in our fight for a better life....

We are all here for you if you feel like talking....

My kindest thoughts, Dear Loula with my care and hugs...

Grandy..

Loula
Community Member

I was doing good and on a medication for my anxiety and wow it’s a miracle.

but no I had to be in one of my new moods. Nothing at all bipolar. Self distrutive tendencies.

Self harmed, hospital was interesting. Nothing beats getting numerous blood and heart tests.

I just wanted the pain in me gone