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At Home - Day Nine

It is fair to say my mood is… unstable. To put it mildly.

I spent this morning crying. It was triggered by a collection of small things, including – but not limited to – my mounting frustration at being under 24/7 watch and having no time to myself. 420 more words


At Home - Day Eight

The only thing I ever wanted was my career. I have always been an actress. I worked when I was a child, and I wanted to keep working. 448 more words


‘To the Bone’ [film] – Poor information at best, dangerous commodification of eating disorders at worst

For the last 3-4 years, I’ve been acutely aware of media that surrounds eating disorders. I struggle to skip past the metro articles about bulimia on the train, my ears prick up during the news on EDAW and my Facebook newsfeed is usually fairly full of ED-related topics. 684 more words

Mental Health

At Home - Day Seven

Of course, unsurprisingly, my optimism from yesterday has been somewhat punctured.

Because: I am not seeing a doctor tomorrow. The Home Treatment Team, whom I am beginning to foster a quiet hatred for, fucked up. 294 more words


At Home - Day Six

Success! The battle of me vs the Home Treatment Team continues with what appears to be a victory.

  1. I should be seeing a doctor by the end of Friday.
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At Home - Day Five

And so I enter the epic battle of me vs the community mental health home treatment team.

Short version: I need a medication adjustment. I really, really, really need a medication adjustment. 337 more words


Discharged. The Aftermath.

Over the last few days, I’ve posted up the documentation I have from my time on an NHS acute inpatient ward; I have now been discharged into the community, and am under the temporary care of the Home Treatment Team. 389 more words