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Search: Posts Made By: bellatink
Forum: Eating Disorders December 5th 2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By bellatink
Re: Dealing with recovery weight gain

Thanks lovely, sorry it's taken a while - uni applications have been awful!

I can see where you're coming from; and its reassuring to hear that it's possible. I've been managing to fight back a...
Forum: Eating Disorders November 26th 2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By bellatink
Re: Dealing with recovery weight gain

Thanks masterpiece, my parents don't know that I had/have slipped back into old ways, they just noticed i'd lost some weight and said i needed to gain it back... I have a therapist who tries to help,...
Forum: Eating Disorders November 26th 2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By bellatink
Dealing with recovery weight gain

So, I lost a lot of weight recently,and then my parents noticed, and since then I've had to eat more... And as a result I've gained back most of the weight I lost.

I'm not dealing with that.

I...
Forum: Eating Disorders November 24th 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By bellatink
Re: I think I have a problem....

Hi leah, to me it sounds like you could be bulimic - and as much as we think it'll make us thinner, most bulimics are actually a healthy weight... just not very healthy on the inside. I think it...
Forum: Eating Disorders November 7th 2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By bellatink
Re: I hate myself when I eat

Remember, your body needs food to survive. You were listening to your body, giving it what it needed and looking after yourself by eating. I know it's hard to accept when you're struggling with...
Forum: Depression and Suicide November 6th 2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By bellatink
Re: Why do you feel suicide is an option?

Hi there, I have borderline personality disorder, which, in my case, means I can become suicidal at the drop of a hat. I had an argument with my kinda ex kinda girlfriends dad on Sunday and now...
Forum: Eating Disorders November 6th 2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By bellatink
Re: struggling with it all

I've told my cpn, so will be discussed tomorrow. I'm TERRIFIED.
Forum: Self Harm November 6th 2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Triggering (SH): Non-Suicidal Self Injury
Views: 1,032
Posted By bellatink
Re: Non-Suicidal Self Injury

Hopefully it'll make it easier for people to get help for self harm, although I agree that scab picking should be on there.
Forum: Eating Disorders November 5th 2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By bellatink
Re: struggling with it all

Thanks so much, I managed to eat a 'normal' lunch, and got through it ok... Yesterday scared me a lot. I may text my therapist and give her the heads up, just so I have no choice but to talk about it...
Forum: Fashion and Style November 5th 2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By bellatink
Re: What's your favourite perfume???

Vivienne Westwood's naughty alice :)
Forum: Eating Disorders November 5th 2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By bellatink
struggling with it all

Hey there,

I've struggled with anorexia and bulimia for about 7 years now, and am finding things really hard at the moment... I ended up in hospital last night after collapsing and was on a drip...
Forum: General November 3rd 2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,702
Posted By bellatink
Re: Personality Testing

ISFJ as above

Careers - librarian - currently one!
teacher - currently one!
social worker - about to start a degree in social work!

This is me - spot on!
Forum: Mental Health October 26th 2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By bellatink
Re: I don't know how to feel about this... SSRI

I've been seeing a therapist for 2 years now - before during and after meds. I didn't agree with what she said at all... I almost found it offensive on behalf of the people i know with medication...
Forum: Mental Health October 26th 2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,724
Posted By bellatink
Re: Share Your Experience

How did you get help?
I sent a text to my mum that was meant for a friend. She found out about my self harming and ED. She wanted to keep it quiet so found me a private therapist.

- What happened...
Forum: Mental Health October 26th 2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By bellatink
I don't know how to feel about this... SSRI

So, yesterday I was seeing one of my CPNs, and we were talking about medication - I've been on 4 SSRIs in a year, none of which seemed to have any real effect. She told me that that meant that I...
Forum: Mental Health October 20th 2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Triggering (Grieving): Is She Dead??
Views: 743
Posted By bellatink
Re: Is She Dead??

WOuld seeing someone privately help? That might mean it didn't have to go on your records straight away if at all... Just for an assessment or something? So you could find ways to deal with it?
Forum: Self Harm October 18th 2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By bellatink
Re: People asking about your injuries/Hiding them?

People never seemed to notice mine while I was an active cutter, but now that I've stopped and wear short sleeves etc, I find people asking. I can say to them that it was a difficult time in my life...
Forum: Eating Disorders October 17th 2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By bellatink
Re: Parents

Hey there, I guess the issue could be that they're used to the lying part of the ED, and are probably terrified of seeing you get back to the place you were in. Perhaps you could find a way to...
Forum: Mental Health October 17th 2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Triggering (Grieving): Is She Dead??
Views: 743
Posted By bellatink
Re: Is She Dead??

Hi Allie, I'm so sorry for your loss. I can't say whether it's down to the past drug use or what, but that it may be an idea to talk to a professional about it. I have heard of it happening when...
Forum: Self Expression October 17th 2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By bellatink
Re: The Mirror

really powerful words Lexie
Forum: Arrivals and Departures October 17th 2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By bellatink
Re: hello my names Rebecca & i am new

Hi Rebecca, welcome to Teenhelp. Sorry to hear that your weight is upsetting you; i'm sure the comments from your family really don't help that. Do they know how much it upsets you? I'm here if you...
Forum: Mental Health October 17th 2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By bellatink
Re: Has being diagnosed helped you?

Finding out a name made it easier for me to explain to others what was wrong with me; I found that once you could say you had x condition, it made it easier for them to accept. And it made it easier...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures October 17th 2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By bellatink
Re: Hello, I'm new here

Welcome! I'm Steph
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 17th 2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Triggering (Suicide): It's over.... I'm sorry...
Views: 616
Posted By bellatink
Re: It's over.... I'm sorry...

Jamie, I'm so sorry that you're struggling. I keep reading your signature over and over; when you can no longer think of a reason to continue, you must think of a reason to start over. I'm thinking...
Forum: Self Harm October 17th 2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By bellatink
Re: Urge to cut, even when everything is okay...

IMO, it becomes an ingrained habit. You've done it so often, and your mind has thought of it so often, that it becomes almost a default position. And it has/had become your way of coping, so the...
Forum: Mental Health October 17th 2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 27,371
Posted By bellatink
Re: Do you have a mental illness?

I've need diagnosed with depression with suicidal and self harming tendencies as well as general and social anxiety, but at times anorexia, bulimia, emotional intensity disorder/borderline...
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 16th 2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By bellatink
Re: No, no, please, no :'(

Thinking of you Jay
Forum: Mental Health October 16th 2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Non-PG13 (Strong Language): Is this possible?
Views: 604
Posted By bellatink
Re: Is this possible?

Hey, I've had times like this as well - do you think part of it could be about people having seen your cuts? I know that I used to get upset and angry if anyone saw or asked about it. It could be...
Forum: Self Harm October 16th 2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By bellatink
Re: advice?

I'm here also
Forum: General Health October 16th 2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By bellatink
Re: am i fat

Hi Kaitlin,

You say you're not overweight for your height - which I assume means you're in a healthy range? If so, then there's probably no real need for you to lose any more weight. The only...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures October 16th 2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Hi
Views: 317
Posted By bellatink
Re: Hi

Welcome to Teenhelp Kaitlin
Forum: Arrivals and Departures October 16th 2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By bellatink
Re: hi...erm..i'm new

Welcome to TH. I'm Steph. Sorry to hear that you're going through a tough time at the moment, feel free to message me if you ever want to talk
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 16th 2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By bellatink
Re: Citalopram

Hi, I agree to get it checked with your gp. I hope you're feeling brighter today.
Forum: Relationships and Dating October 15th 2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By bellatink
Re: GF playing games?

Mia, she had to say goodbye to the intensive outpatient team today, and I know how hard it is for her to say goodbye. I think that's what triggered the right space comment. I'm probably projecting my...
Forum: Self Harm October 15th 2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By bellatink
Re: Please don't read if easily triggered, I don't want to trigger anyone since I love you too much

HAve you tried the 5 minute game? Where you say that if you still feel the need in 5 minutes, then you're allowed to cut... but you start the game again before it runs out... if ive explained it in a...
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 15th 2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By bellatink
Re: Coping with depression.

All the things said above can be good :) I found different things at different times - for a while I would make clay models, and then I got into jigsaws, and then paint by numbers... things to...
Forum: Relationships and Dating October 15th 2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By bellatink
Re: GF playing games?

I didn't see her - she was ignoring me, so I called and she said she 'wasn't in the right space' ... I'm more hurt by that than i should be.
Forum: Relationships and Dating October 14th 2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By bellatink
Re: GF playing games?

Thanks Psy, important things to remember. I shall be saying no in my sleep by the end of the evening!
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 14th 2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By bellatink
Re: It's gotten to that point (harsh language)

Please keep fighting Jay, you're such a valuable person - you've helped make me feel welcome and you've helped so many others. It's hard when you feel as though you've broken promises or slipped up,...
Forum: Addictive Behaviours October 14th 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,380
Posted By bellatink
Re: Terrible time-waster

I've had a similar experience over the last 2 years... I didn't necessarily mind, but recently have decided to do some more. I started to learn to drive - not sure if you're old enough/have already...
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