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  • Millie2787Millie2787 Posts: 1,647 Postholic
    Last Night i wrote a email to my Local MP About the inconsistencies of services for young cares across the UK and how it needs to be made compulsory that all staff who work with young people and adults 25& under weather that be face to face or digitally need to have training on who we are, the challenges we face and how to support us and made a petition on it !
    You have a purpose.
    Laine
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Posts: 1,647 Postholic
    Last Night i wrote a email to my Local MP About the inconsistencies of services for young cares across the UK and how it needs to be made compulsory that all staff who work with young people and adults 25& under weather that be face to face or digitally need to have training on who we are, the challenges we face and how to support us and made a petition on it !
    Managed to also get like 5 signatures from friends today on the petition, even if itโ€™s a total flop I can still say I made a petition about somthing Iโ€™m passionate about and X amount of people agreed with me ! 
    You have a purpose.
    Laine
  • LaineLaine Horse hugger Posts: 1,229 Fanatical Poster
    Thats amazing Aimee well done! hope you get plenty of signatures!

    advertise around young carer groups and college :)

    ๐ŸŒˆPositive thoughts๐ŸŒˆ 

    "I will make you believe you are lovely!" ~ TOP

    "No one else is dealing with your demons, meaning maybe defeating them could be the beginning of your meaning friend" ~ TOP

    "What's gonna be left of the world if you're not in it?" ~ Bastille
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 2,166 Mega Poster
    I got out of bed and done my hair and makeup and about to get dressed. I have no plans today so would normally just stay in bed, but trying to distract myself today :) 
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
    Shaunie
  • ShaunieShaunie England ๐Ÿ Posts: 4,426 Uber Poster
    edited January 26
    Omggg ive put my shelves up!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€and i didnt crack the wall or burst a pipe or go into cable lol. Was scared the walls was gunna leak or something cause no idea bout this stuff. Though it took forever because i brought a ยฃ10 drill lol. Much hard than it looks ahah. Keep re arranging what to put on them lol



    My room is looking much difference (im trying to redecorate in the cheapest way i can lol) and my bed frame comes tuesday or wednesday so gunna have fun making that. ๐Ÿ™ƒThen going to do a before & after pic or my room
     
    Laine
  • AifeAife Posts: 1,743 Moderator
    Your shelves look great @Shaunie! Love how you've decorated them it looks so nice! :) 
    Maybe somethings don't get better, but we do. We get stronger. We learn to live with our situations as messy and ugly as they are. We fix what we can and we adapt to what we can't. Maybe some of us will never fully be okay, but at least we're here. We're still trying. We're doing the best we can. That's worth celebrating too โค
    ShaunieLaine
  • kathleen0172kathleen0172 [Inactive User] Posts: 1,456 Fanatical Poster
    I thought I'd have a go at learning the guitar - think I've already managed to learn 7 chords (A, A minor, E, E minor, D, D minor, C) in under 2 hours :D
    Laine
  • *BananaMonkey**BananaMonkey* Lyrical Poster Posts: 5,031 The Mix Elder
    I thought I'd have a go at learning the guitar - think I've already managed to learn 7 chords (A, A minor, E, E minor, D, D minor, C) in under 2 hours :D
    thats cool, I've always wanted to learn to play an instrument, well done you :heart:
    " And everywhere I am, there you'll be, your love made me make it through, oh I owe so much to you "
    " So I say thank you for the music, the songs I'm singing, thanks for all the joy they're bringing, who can live without it, I ask in all honestly what would life be? Without a song or a dance, what are we? So I say thank you for the music, for giving it to me "
    kathleen0172Laine
  • kathleen0172kathleen0172 [Inactive User] Posts: 1,456 Fanatical Poster
    I went for a walk. Also have learned three more guitar chords I think (C minor, G, G minor), although they're hard so I won't say I've learned to play them yet... Haha.
    LaineShaunie
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Posts: 1,647 Postholic
    Managed to get myself out of the house on my own terms ( college mum forces me out ) to go to Young Carers 
    You have a purpose.
    kathleen0172LaineAifeShaunie
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Posts: 1,647 Postholic
    Managed to ( with abit of help ) bring myself out of the flashbacks and begin to calmer down quicker that the others tonight โค๏ธ
    You have a purpose.
    kathleen0172Shaunie
  • ShaunieShaunie England ๐Ÿ Posts: 4,426 Uber Poster
    Had breakfast this morning. 
    Thought would help me feel more energetic for my 50 min walk to work but not really. Lol
     
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Posts: 1,647 Postholic
    edited February 17
    ( sounds disgusting I know but I have been washing it with water just not using shampoo )
    But most of you know how much I hate myself over the last three weeks weโ€™ll  today I felt like I loved myself enough to wash my hair with shampoo 
    You have a purpose.
  • ShaunieShaunie England ๐Ÿ Posts: 4,426 Uber Poster
    edited February 25
    Not today. But weekend i went to work - im still alive 
     
  • ShaunieShaunie England ๐Ÿ Posts: 4,426 Uber Poster
    Have done a lot of paper work and writing today. Which i hardly ever need to write anything. But done all the evulation sheets for group therapy.(sounds like it wouldnt be a lot but was loads of paper about how i feel and all about their different parts of service)

    And i also have start filling out "how does your disablity affect you" form
     
  • littlegemzlittlegemz EssexPosts: 52 Miniposter
    I spoke to samaritens and got loads of stuff off my chest about all the stuff going on in my life that's causing me stress 
    BubblesGoesBoo
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 2,166 Mega Poster
    I managed to leave the house and socialize without diazepam ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ 
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Posts: 1,647 Postholic
    Manage to have a pancake 
    You have a purpose.
  • kathleen0172kathleen0172 [Inactive User] Posts: 1,456 Fanatical Poster
    I'm proud for all you guys, hugs xo
    Shaunie
  • ShaunieShaunie England ๐Ÿ Posts: 4,426 Uber Poster
    Went to mental healt awareness corse. 
    Could feel myself having heart papluations a lot from anxiety but wasnt that bad
     
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 2,166 Mega Poster
    Made it to London without having a panic attack, roll on the awards! ๐Ÿ˜ 
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 2,166 Mega Poster
    Actually doing this thing where I reach out before doing something destructive โœŒ told my friend I was struggling and she came and picked me up in my Jammie's cause I couldn't face getting dressed and we went for a long drive and chat ๐Ÿ‘Œshe then came in and helped me get a load of washing on and change my bedding/tidy up a bit. What did I do to deserve such a great friend? Honestly feel so much better now, and more relaxed now some of the housework is out the way.

    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
    Laine
  • ShaunieShaunie England ๐Ÿ Posts: 4,426 Uber Poster
    edited March 27

    Did my Sisters hair. 
    Think it looks pretty cool ๐Ÿ™ƒ


     
    Laine
  • ShaunieShaunie England ๐Ÿ Posts: 4,426 Uber Poster
    I made this "mindfullness jar" in my mental health awareness course. Not like it was hard to make lol but i am still proud of it hah. Going to put it in my self sooth/distraction box

    (It looks better in real life and im on a bus so cant really get good picture lol)


     
    Laine
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Posts: 1,647 Postholic
    Iโ€™ve been on 6 tubes so far this weekend ๐Ÿ˜‚
    You have a purpose.
    AifeLaine
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 2,166 Mega Poster
    I got sent home from work again cause I was too unstable.. BUT I managed to get myself together and go back in for the rest of my shift  :)
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
    AifeKasa2103Laine
  • Kasa2103Kasa2103 Sort of Famous User :) YouTube Famous. Weirdo. Amazing. Unique. Loving. United KingdomPosts: 960 Incredible Poster
    I went over 4 ice skating dances (foxtrot, rythym blues, canasta tango and Dutch waltz.) I also even did a teapot (another ice skating thing) without any help or sliding around the ice on my bum. :)
    I'm still standing better than I ever did. Looking like a true survivor. Feeling like a little kid. And I'm still standing after all this time. Picking up the pieces of my life without you on my mind.  I'm still standing. Yeah yeah yeah. The threats you made were supposed to cut me down.
  • LaineLaine Horse hugger Posts: 1,229 Fanatical Poster
    This is all so great folks!  Loving the mindfulness jar @Shaunie it's gorgeous! I made a blue one like the ocean a while back need to make another :)

    That's Positive to hear @BubblesGoesBoo it's just taking it one step at a time X

    That sounds amazing @Kasa2103 !
    I tried rollerskating once, couldn't even get on the dance floor without falling Haha so that is absolutely awesome :)

    ๐ŸŒˆPositive thoughts๐ŸŒˆ 

    "I will make you believe you are lovely!" ~ TOP

    "No one else is dealing with your demons, meaning maybe defeating them could be the beginning of your meaning friend" ~ TOP

    "What's gonna be left of the world if you're not in it?" ~ Bastille
  • AbigailAbigail Carer/musician Posts: 614 Extreme Poster
    Done a lot of travelling and had to fight a lot of anxiety. My hands and wrist is clear no brackets or bands nothing on my hands either so I got my reward. Anyone who has been in GC with me knows I always talk about how nice these are. It's good to be home for the day. Kick back on the train ride home and read my book again. Yes I am still reading the Lauren Graham book. 
    *spoiler contains food*
    Meat and potato pasties. 


    Some people think i am unhappy. I'm not. I just approach silence in the world that never stops talking
    Kasa2103LaineBubblesGoesBoo
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 2,166 Mega Poster
    I came home from work cause of poor mental health ๐Ÿ™‹ not really something to be proud of but today was a breakthrough as I never admit to people about my mental health until it's too late and I end up in hospital, but today I actually admitted to myself and my manager that I wasn't coping before doing anything destructive and before hospital is needed ๐Ÿ™Œ  came home and focused on myself and feeling a bit better now, not going back into work though as I don't want to push myself too hard ๐Ÿ‘Œ who cares if I lose my bonus? My health is more important than money (even if that money does pay for a trip to Aberdeen ๐Ÿ™„)  <3
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
    Laine
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