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Caramoole

Good Luck Phili
Yesterday, 05:54 PM
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    Caramoole
    Tomorrow
    Yesterday, 06:25 PM
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    Phili
    In a few hours and I can't believe our internet is still on, first panic attack occurred just now, hope it is the only one
    Today, 04:20 AM
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    Caramoole
    You'll be fine. Thinking of you today :)
    Today, 10:35 AM
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taurean

Seen therapist today and we are rejigging the focus and methodology so hope will help - really had a bad 7 days.
Yesterday, 03:55 PM
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    aleuk
    Sorry to hear this, Taurean. Am glad you've found a way to re-focus.
    Today, 01:32 PM
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mummyoftwogirls

finding it hard to find my inner strength :-(
Yesterday, 10:37 AM
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    taurean
    me too - my resilience to fight just vanishes when I hit an OCD episode - I am convinced its biochemical but can't tolerate meds so will try herbals when a bit better physically
    Yesterday, 03:57 PM
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    mummyoftwogirls
    I hope you manage to find some inner strength x
    Yesterday, 04:27 PM
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    taurean
    Yes, the focus of the therapy has been changed in view of this and I've posted where I am going to on a new blog entry
    Yesterday, 04:32 PM
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Phili

Health obsessions are bad
Yesterday, 07:24 AM
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Phili

taking my obsessions to bed
Nov 23 2014 07:22 PM
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taurean

working on disruption and detachment to seek to break the cycle of looping thoughts
Nov 23 2014 12:15 PM
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    aleuk
    Sounds like a good idea!
    Nov 23 2014 12:25 PM
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    taurean
    its a little better keeping going
    Nov 23 2014 12:35 PM
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    taurean
    got to go to the hygienist - she's a n ice person and sympathetic when I am not too good, but still a challenge to go
    Nov 24 2014 12:09 PM
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taurean

Having a quiet weekend resting but also dipping into my mindfulness workbook for OCD
Nov 22 2014 03:22 PM
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    taurean
    would have done if the looping thoughts had left me alone - but they kicked in so I am rather down right now.
    Nov 23 2014 08:45 AM
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    aleuk
    Sorry to hear you are rather down right now. I hope you feel better soon, taurean. What workbook do you have?
    Nov 23 2014 10:51 AM
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    taurean
    the Mindfulness Workbook For OCD by Jon Hershfield
    Nov 23 2014 11:29 AM
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gingerbreadgirl

trying to decide whether watching "silence of the lambs"tonight will be good exposure or put me in an early grave...
Nov 21 2014 04:25 PM
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    Phili
    Tell me if you are going to watch it and I will start digging LOL! My brother watched that film once and it made him feel sick and he doesn't usually take any notice.
    Nov 22 2014 12:57 PM
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    gingerbreadgirl
    Haha I chickened out in the end! :)
    Nov 22 2014 05:59 PM
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    Phili
    Lol I would have to, I wouldn't have even considered it, so you are a lot braver than me XD
    Nov 23 2014 03:29 AM
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aleuk

I will be using these forums more once again. Looking forward to helping people.
Nov 18 2014 03:30 PM
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    aleuk
    Thanks taurean, how are you? Partly got much more time on my hands due to being signed off ill so some days might be worse than others but I'll try my best to offer support to those who need it!
    Nov 19 2014 01:39 PM
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    taurean
    Hi aleuk. sorry to hear you are signed off sick. Check out my blog for my current status
    Nov 20 2014 03:03 PM
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    aleuk
    Thank you and am glad you're feeling upbeat :)
    Nov 22 2014 12:10 PM
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Enjay

I went to my face-to-face medical assessment for PIP the other day. I was really nervous about it since I had written about my condition in such embarrassing detail on the application form when I have always been too scared to go into detail about my problems before ( because I expect people to think they sound so silly ). I am also someone who over-thinks things and finds things to feel really awkward about after spending time with people sometimes, but I was SO surprised that I actually fel...
Nov 17 2014 12:14 AM
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    Enjay
    ...felt reasonably comfortable speaking to the assessor. He was very friendly and chatty and we even ended up discussing a mutual interest in some computer game titles. Thankyou to the volunteer who encouraged me to apply for PIP =)
    Nov 17 2014 12:18 AM
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    taurean
    Well done Enjay and the volunteer
    Nov 17 2014 08:27 AM
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Ashley

Stats update. In the last seven days, 1842 people have visited 75,788 forum pages and spent an average of 15 minutes per visit on the forum.
Nov 15 2014 09:34 PM
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    taurean
    Hey that is such an outreach - fab-u-lous!!!
    Nov 16 2014 07:12 AM
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taurean

Back on some health food supplements now - feeling really upbeat about that, Progress!
Nov 15 2014 01:45 PM
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Andrea

To everybody: You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and twice as capable as you have ever imagined :D
Nov 15 2014 05:35 AM
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    taurean
    It sometimes doesn't seem that way to us, but we do have inner strengths, we just need to find and tap into. thanks for the inspiration!
    Nov 15 2014 03:54 PM
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Caramoole

Roll on March 1st...I hate dark days but at least it's not cold
Nov 15 2014 02:51 AM
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    taurean
    I echo this - can't wait.
    Nov 15 2014 01:38 PM
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Phili

Children In need!
Nov 14 2014 08:42 PM
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    taurean
    I put some money into the collecting box for children in need in the bakers. I don't pledge money over the phone or online, I am averse to financial risk-taking!
    Nov 15 2014 01:40 PM

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