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taurean

Having a quiet weekend resting but also dipping into my mindfulness workbook for OCD
Yesterday, 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.
    47 minutes ago
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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.
    Yesterday, 12:57 PM
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    gingerbreadgirl
    Haha I chickened out in the end! :)
    Yesterday, 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
    Today, 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 :)
    Yesterday, 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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gingerbreadgirl

Just bought a house! Scary stuff!
Nov 14 2014 11:00 AM
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    Ashley
    Hey congrats :)
    Nov 14 2014 11:16 AM
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    taurean
    Oh that is great news Gbg - I am so pleased for you.
    Nov 14 2014 01:32 PM
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taurean

I've had a better few days and the therapy prescribed has been helping me, but my mental strength/resilience remains very low and I am currently not able to take any of my usual nutritional supplements as my stomach upsets if I do. Some way to go yet.
Nov 10 2014 02:26 PM
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    gingerbreadgirl
    keep at it Roy - you'll get there xx
    Nov 14 2014 11:02 AM
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    taurean
    I appreciate your support ginger. Been a tough morning but the sun is shining now and i did all the groceries today!
    Nov 14 2014 01:33 PM
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Ashley

In the last 24 hours the forum had 19,830 different page views from 672 users
Nov 08 2014 03:29 PM
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    taurean
    Wow
    Nov 08 2014 04:29 PM
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    Caramoole
    Incredible!!
    Nov 12 2014 09:15 PM
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taurean

I am working the ERP.,detachment and distraction - and the sun is coming out today.Still very rough physically though
Nov 07 2014 10:25 AM
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    taurean
    very big exposure experienced today - I did well but am needing to apply the relaxation responce now - calming music, a little deep breathing
    Nov 08 2014 01:59 PM
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    joanne123
    Hope your ok and get some rest, Best wishes x
    Nov 09 2014 02:40 PM
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    taurean
    Hi Joanne. I am sleeping well but find I get very tired with all the brain activity so evenings are not much right now.
    Nov 09 2014 03:01 PM
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joanne123

Feeling a bit brighter, Never give up as you never know when things will get better x
Nov 05 2014 09:17 PM
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    joanne123
    That is terrible, I have relapsing remitting but a very severe case and have recently been in hospital with a relapse and am too tired to cope with the ocd worry too. Give your friend my best wishes xx
    Nov 11 2014 08:00 AM
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    legend
    Will do Jo . much love to you to x
    Nov 11 2014 08:38 AM
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    joanne123
    Thank you x

    Nov 11 2014 08:50 AM
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PaulM

Aiming the hair dryer at the thin ice below.
Nov 04 2014 11:55 PM
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    taurean
    How are you really doing Paul? Moving on up?
    Nov 08 2014 02:01 PM
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    PaulM
    I'm doing okay taurean. I get exposures on a daily basis whether I like it or not. But I'm holding ground.
    Nov 10 2014 03:57 PM

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