Tag Archives: medication

A colossal waste of time (asking for help on the NHS)

Here lies one of the main reasons why I get tired of people telling me to “seek help”. If you’re one of those people (whether you mean well or not), I suggest you read this, because this is reality for … Continue reading

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I will never criticise parents again

I had no luck with trying to get a prescription for benzos for my anxiety at the doctor’s yesterday.  I knew the answer would be “no”, but I had to ask.  All the doctor offered me was shitty Propranolol, which … Continue reading

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Doing so little is draining me so much

I can’t sleep.  I was woken up earlier by people shouting, laughing and screaming in the street outside.  They’re making me anxious, actually.  It’s almost 3 am – I hate people.  I had a dream that I was back in the … Continue reading

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A very uncertain future (just 2 more days in Scotland)

I’m not drinking again for a while.  The only reason I drank earlier was because I had to take my clothes to the launderette and as a dyspraxic weirdo with severe anxiety, launderettes are extremely stressful places for me.  The … Continue reading

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One more week in Scotland & 48 hours of sobriety

Despite my intrusive thoughts and restlessness, I’ve been resisting the urge to drink since Tuesday, so it’s been 48 hours.  Since the school holidays have ended, and the weather looks good tomorrow, I’m going on a long bike ride.  I’m … Continue reading

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It just keeps getting worse…

I’m having major problems getting my HRT medication (estrogen) and it’s really starting to worry me.  The pharmacy was unable to obtain my medication because pf a “manufacturer issue” and they can’t even find an alternative brand.  I’m convinced that … Continue reading

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Unsolicited advice (when there is no help or when treatment hasn’t worked)

All too often, I’ve seen people dish out unsolicited advice to those suffering from mental health problems and loneliness, usually along the lines of “Seek professional help” or “Call the suicide hotline number” or “Check yourself into hospital”.  While this may be appropriate advice to … Continue reading

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