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 Post subject: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:56 am 
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Hi guys, i'm Ashlee. i'm 16 (i know i fibbed to the PC because we can't fax or mail to america and mum consents!) I'm from australia, and i got diagnosed with BPD About 2 months ago. It really opened up my eyes on how much it rules me at the moment. I have derealisation moments where i can't control anything, i can't control my body, my thoughts, my actions, my words. nothing. i rock back and forth and HELL that screws me up majorly. this has taken a big toll on my family life and socialisation towards others and my relationship with my boyfriend (3 years this year yay!) i'm currently on 50mg of Sertraline and will be getting upped shortly slowly reaching 200mg. i also have dysthymia, and generalised anxiety disorder. i'm barely coping day to day and i'm a bit of an animal lover, so my "babies" help me a lot!! i'm really sorry i had to fib about my age too!! please dont ban me!


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2011 9:46 am 
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I wouldn't worry too much about your age. That being said I'm not really good at dealing with teens, so forgive me for not giving you the greatest advice... I'm sure others here would be able to help.

First things first, good job on looking to get help, you have your whole life ahead of you and if you can kick the BPD then you'll have a much better life. That being said, let us know more about your situation. How often are you in therapy? What sort of steps have you been taking these last 2 months to get better?

I know nothing of dysthymia or derealisation moments so I won't touch them.

Sorry for the lack of info =S... check out the tools on the left side of the page though, they can be a great help and starting point to get better.


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:19 pm 
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haha its fine :) i'm at therapy once a fortnight. i can't get in anymore because she doesn't have anymore free spots


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:22 am 
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The minimum age is 13 because of COPPA. (If you do sign up for any over-18 forums, admitting it will almost certainly get you banned.)

Wait a minute, it only asks a before-or-after question. So the answer is "before" whether you're 13, 16 or 99.


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 2:00 am 
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asharee,
your 'babies' - are they cats, dogs, rabbits, or???? :)
I have two puppies :)

welcome onboard :)


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:47 pm 
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My green cheek conure ollie, my NFC Sylvester (Norwegian forest cat) my 4 snakes, my rats, my ferrets and i'm getting a puppy soon! but all in all we have 3 birds, 4 rats, 4 snakes, 3 cats, 3 dogs and 2 ferrets


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:21 pm 
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wow! that's a real handful of pets!

snakes? where do they live? do they slither all over the house?
I have a thing about snakes...

pets are nice, aren't they?


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 5:19 am 
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meremortal wrote:
wow! that's a real handful of pets!

snakes? where do they live? do they slither all over the house?
I have a thing about snakes...

pets are nice, aren't they?

LOL! no they have cages :) if they didn't i wouldn't have a snake :P


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 8:04 pm 
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LOL.

how's your recovery work going on?


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 10:09 pm 
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pretty good. i got upped to 100mg of sertaline a few days ago.


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 10:38 pm 
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:) glad medication is working well for you.

Aside from medication, what are you doing? Are you getting CBT or DBT?

Because medication does NOT cure borderline, it only helps alleviate some of the symptoms, like mood swings and depression.


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:47 pm 
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i'm getting therapy fornightly. i can't remember what type but it helps! lol.


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 Post subject: Re: Hi everyone!
PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 2:46 am 
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good for you :)


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