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   Posted 9/27/2006 4:14 PM (GMT -6)   
well ive had 2 courses of ect feel terrible but i will continue started self harming badly lately 
Message from moderator (CounterClockwise): Sorry hun, I had to edit out the last couple of words of this because of Forum Rule #1. Hope you don't mind, but I do have to do this occasionally. Doesn't change the substance of your message.
Rosie x 

Post Edited By Moderator (CounterClockwise) : 9/27/2006 4:01:21 PM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 9/27/2006 5:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Gaz,

This sounds horrible (((Gaz))). Was it like this when you had ECT before? I only remember you saying it worked great back then. What does your pdoc say about what you're going through? This doesn't seem right to me. I'm *very* concerned about the self-harming: this is something that you need to discuss with your pdoc asap. -- Can you call today or tomorrow? In the meantime, please tape over any knives, or whatever you're using, and see if you can't get someone over to be with you. This seems to be spiralling: please please get the help you need.

Rosie x

People are not like fish: they do not work well battered.

When I'm not in my right mind, my left mind gets pretty crowded...


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   Posted 9/27/2006 7:28 PM (GMT -6)   
i just wanted to second what rosie said.  self-mutilation is not a disease:  it is a symptom of deep problems. 
if you are vulnerable, get someone with you.  my wife hired someone to watch me after my suicide attempt 6 yrs ago.  the key is to stay safe.  NO MATTER WHAT.  if checking yourself into a hospital is the answer, then DO IT.  you MUST be somewhere where you are SAFE.
if yoour pdoc has an after-hours line (most do, i understand) then call that number and tell them that you are having an emergency and MUAAT SPEAK WITH THE DR IMMEDIATELY.
gaz, please get the help you need.  you have been in my thoughts and will continue to be.
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