Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives

You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!

Recovery Stories Recovery can be a long and difficult path, and we may forget to rejoice in our accomplishments. Share your recovery stories here, from self harm, to drug, or alcohol addictions, and anything else you are proud of.

Closed Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
DomoKay Offline
Fire behind her eyes
Junior TeenHelper
DomoKay's Avatar
Name: Kelsey
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Location: USA

Posts: 276
Blog Entries: 16
Join Date: May 18th 2009

Discharged! (ED) - August 8th 2016, 10:32 PM

Hey everyone,
I spent a month in an amazing residential program for an eating disorder. I started a day program and finished my first week. I absolutely hated the first few days and week, I was planning my escape every day, but I'm so glad I stuck it out. I wanted to let you all know that I am doing amazing. A lot of my chronic health problems were caused by malnutrition and dehydration. I went off all of my terrible psych meds under supervision (my psychiatrist was an idiot... no wonder I hated them!! I never got any benefit from them!). I started on an amazing medication that has helped significantly. I have an amazing team behind me and I'm so happy for the first time in my life. I am actually feeling life. And that doesn't mean that my life is full of flowers and rainbows, I just feel like I can handle whatever life throws at me. I am out of my little residential bubble of happiness and that transition is hard. I am under a lot of supervision, and held accountable for a lot of things... and I am totally rocking it.

I just wanted to thank all of those who have been following me and supporting me. Encouraging me to seek help when I was dying and in denial. I'm so glad I didn't let this demon kill me, because I was very close to it. I am pretty busy with my program and trying to enjoy the little summer we have left, but I wanted to give you all an update. Please feel free to PM me or comment below, I will try and check this occasionally, but I'm straying away from technology and am falling in love with nature again.

"Though I am but a grain of sand on the beach of this life, life would be incomplete without my presence" - Buddha

we've escaped our capture

Laugh loudly, sing like no one's listening, dance like no one's watching, stay in the moment, get that adrenaline pumpin', deep breaths, be easy on yourself <3 PM me
5 user(s) liked this post or found it helpful.
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
SirJordan Offline
Twitter: @sirjordanhardy
Junior TeenHelper
SirJordan's Avatar
Name: Jordan
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Location: London, UK

Posts: 201
Join Date: August 7th 2016

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 8th 2016, 10:45 PM

That's awesome news! Well done. You should be really proud of yourself

"Carefree, wherever we may be. We are the famous CFC" - Chelsea Football Club
  Send a message via Yahoo to SirJordan  
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
Chuuya Offline
I hate milk.
I can't get enough
Chuuya's Avatar
Name: Lauren
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Location: Here. Where else?

Posts: 2,083
Blog Entries: 207
Join Date: June 29th 2011

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 9th 2016, 02:17 AM

I don't think we have every talked very much, but I just want to say that I'm really happy that you're doing so well! You should be incredibly proud of yourself. It takes a lot, and it shows that you're strong enough to conquer anything.

Take care.

"You'll have to decide for yourself. Walk on your own. Move forward. You've got a strong pair of legs, Rose. You should get up and use them."
  (#4 (permalink)) Old
JazzyJazz Offline
Associate HelpLINK Mentor
Regular TeenHelper
JazzyJazz's Avatar
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Location: England

Posts: 394
Blog Entries: 3
Join Date: September 15th 2015

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 9th 2016, 03:04 AM

I could actually cry, or skip around the room. Or both.

I am SO happy and relieved that you have finally been able to access help. What's more, that you have been able to make progress as a result.

I sent you a VM on August 1st because I was thinking of you and wondering how you were getting on. Now I know, and it's better than I could have imagined.

I hope that you continue to improve and would love an update every now and then. But I completely understand you wanting to spend time outside in the world, experiencing life again, so no worries if you aren't online much.

I shall be thinking of you and wishing you all the best.

Say hello to Mother Nature for me.

Be kind to yourself.
  (#5 (permalink)) Old
Celyn Offline
~One Skittles Minion~

Jeez, get a life!
Celyn's Avatar
Name: Holly
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Location: Wales

Posts: 5,490
Blog Entries: 151
Join Date: June 16th 2009

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 9th 2016, 09:04 AM

This is truly fantastic to hear! I'm so happy that you listened to those around you and took the plunge to get help. You've done so well sticking to the treatment programme, and it's amazing to know that you feel you can tackle whatever life throws at you. Keep it up, you're doing great

HelpLINK and Live Help Officer
Feel free to PM me! Even if I canít help, Iím always going to listen <3

  (#6 (permalink)) Old
TheAtomicBlade Offline
Resident Sith
Senior TeenHelper
TheAtomicBlade's Avatar
Name: Tortellini
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Location: Executor Star Ship

Posts: 950
Join Date: May 7th 2016

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 9th 2016, 10:02 AM

Hey well done! I'm really happy to hear that you've done well!
Be super proud of yourself!

PM me if you ever wanna talk. Send a message my way.
And remember, you matter. You're awesome. You're beautiful. Stay strong, the world will get better.

May The Force be With You.
  (#7 (permalink)) Old
Fallingforyou Offline
Average Joe
Fallingforyou's Avatar
Name: Leonie
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Location: Behind you

Posts: 127
Blog Entries: 5
Join Date: April 17th 2016

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 9th 2016, 10:27 AM

I read through some of your threads back when you were doing bad, but I never spoke up because I'm not an expert for eating disorders and I wasn't sure how to help you. I'm so, so happy and relieved to hear you got the support you deserve and you're on your way to recovery and a better future!
Have a great day and stay strong.

Hakuna matata - it means no worries for the rest of your days.
  (#8 (permalink)) Old
DeletedAccount2's Avatar
Edit avatar

Posts: n/a

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 9th 2016, 03:15 PM

Thats amazing. congrats.
im still in the early stages of an ED so im nof underweight but i understand how hard it is to seek treatment but i just am so happy for u. i know we havent really talked before but im so happy for u. that shows that u have strength... more than i do anyway. u r such an amazing person and NEVER GIVE UP!!!
u r an inspiration.
  (#9 (permalink)) Old
Hypothesis. Offline
Not significant.

TeenHelp Veteran
Hypothesis.'s Avatar
Name: Dez
Age: 23
Gender: They/them.
Location: Connecticut, USA

Posts: 19,164
Blog Entries: 138
Join Date: November 16th 2010

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 9th 2016, 10:10 PM

I am really proud of you! You are doing so well.

  (#10 (permalink)) Old
DeletedAccount24's Avatar
Edit avatar

Posts: n/a

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 14th 2016, 07:35 PM

I'm so glad to hear you're doing well, Kay! I hope you keep it up and live life to its fullest every day. You deserve it.
  (#11 (permalink)) Old
Palmolive Offline
Purr Purr Purr.
Jeez, get a life!
Palmolive's Avatar
Name: Jessie
Age: 25
Gender: Girly.
Location: The stars.

Posts: 5,791
Blog Entries: 2318
Join Date: January 31st 2009

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 14th 2016, 08:12 PM

I am soooo happy for you. Remember we're always here for you

"Only in the dark, can you see the stars..."
Josie 12/3/2014, always in my heart. Sue 19/2/2016; Peter, Ellie, Hannah, Andy, Kirtsie RIP.

Helplink Mentor l Article writer l Forum mod l Community Mod
  (#12 (permalink)) Old
Lexify. Offline
Outside, huh?
Lexify.'s Avatar
Name: Lexi.
Gender: Female

Posts: 4,100
Blog Entries: 1
Join Date: March 3rd 2014

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 15th 2016, 05:40 AM

I'm so happy you were able to get the help you needed and that you're doing well! I hope things continue to look up and you continue to take care.
  (#13 (permalink)) Old
Fading Light. Offline
I'm sorry you lost.
TeenHelp Addict
Fading Light.'s Avatar
Gender: Data dog
Location: Outer space

Posts: 9,223
Blog Entries: 60
Join Date: September 20th 2009

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 25th 2016, 12:39 AM

I know I'm late to the party, but this is such an inspiring story. I'm glad you're doing so well, and I hope things keep getting better for you. Thank you for sharing your story, and I wish you all the best with the rest of your recovery!

if you know the hunter's coming
then you hide or keep on running
'cause she's slain the gods before.
  (#14 (permalink)) Old
Elision Offline
Formerly Pan221
Regular TeenHelper
Elision's Avatar
Gender: Female (She/Her)
Location: Never Never Land

Posts: 404
Blog Entries: 7
Join Date: April 9th 2016

Re: Discharged! (ED) - August 25th 2016, 07:24 AM

This is really great news! I hope things continue to look up for you!

I am inimitable, I am an original

If you cannot reach me to fly, teach me to sing
Closed Thread



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All material copyright ©1998-2018, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.