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#1 Ironana

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Posted 19 January 2021 - 11:44 PM

Anyone over 40 with responsibilities wonder can I get so thin that I have to go inpatient and hide from the daily grind that is my life. I know crazy
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Posted 20 January 2021 - 06:24 AM

Ha, that's been a thought on occasion when work and home is stressing me out. But ultimately, staying functional is the name of the game. I'm no good to my husband and kids if I have to go away.


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#3 littlelightweight

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Posted 20 January 2021 - 11:29 AM

Relatable, not crazy at all! 



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Posted 20 January 2021 - 12:42 PM

I used to think that a LOT.  I felt like I needed a break from life and myself....

 

Now, I'm not wanting that because they'll force a gain and I'm not about that lol


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Posted 24 January 2021 - 11:03 AM

I suspect that my once-a-year "vacation from everything" has had more impact on my ability to withstand the daily grind than I cared to admit. Once a year I go away from two weeks to a month, alone, on what I call my 'art retreat". I travel to a new town, visit museums, and sketch in my art journal. This year however, I am planning my first stay-cation but I am very anxious that it will not achieve the same decompression that physical travel did. I am always more productive after I have taken a  mental-health-break. Right now, my brain fog is a constant current that I am pushing against. Recently, my productivity has decreased and I am more likely to make mistakes in my eating habits. It is all tied together. 


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#6 branlew

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Posted 24 January 2021 - 11:41 PM

That's not even that bad really. My personal dark "sick" hope is that I can just get diagnosed with cancer. That way I have a finite timeframe that I have to keep going. I then can sell/trash/donate all my stuff and put my will in order so my brother can get the money and some instructions for him to just cremate this horrid body and dump it in the dumpster.

 

The only reason I keep getting up everyday and going through life-motions is because my parents are still alive and I don't have a timeframe on their demise so I can't plan out my escape. Getting cancer would give me the enddate that would be so helpful.


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Posted 28 January 2021 - 01:59 PM

I often have similar thoughts. I think I have to find other ways to handle the daily life routine. But I know its not easy. I try it for my kids. Sometimes the problem is bigger and sometimes I dont feel such bad. I also think its a problem with balance and boundaries.


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Posted 04 February 2021 - 12:04 AM

That's not even that bad really. My personal dark "sick" hope is that I can just get diagnosed with cancer. That way I have a finite timeframe that I have to keep going. I then can sell/trash/donate all my stuff and put my will in order so my brother can get the money and some instructions for him to just cremate this horrid body and dump it in the dumpster.

The only reason I keep getting up everyday and going through life-motions is because my parents are still alive and I don't have a timeframe on their demise so I can't plan out my escape. Getting cancer would give me the enddate that would be so helpful.

I'm sorry you feel that way...I can kind of relate though.

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Posted 04 February 2021 - 08:19 AM

I'm not alone!!! I've thought the same thing before.

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Posted 10 February 2021 - 03:45 PM

I'm getting tested for food sensitivities. I'm hoping the majority of my fear foods are on the list to avoid.


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Posted 13 February 2021 - 12:23 PM

Yes.

Not recently, but after my first hospitalization (which was actually pretty awful) I realized that the awfulness of being monitored 24/7 by strangers and force fed was a trade off of sorts and at least I didn’t have the overwhelming demands of everyday life on me.  


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Posted 13 February 2021 - 11:37 PM

I was in IOP and remember thinking how much easier it was to just drive to the hospital and sit in groups vs. my high stress job.

 

Instead, I should just take more vacations to fun places instead of being in the hospital with people who were much sicker than me and scared me in terms of how I could end up.


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Posted 13 March 2021 - 04:36 PM

My inner hipster is very upset at my newly-discovered lack of originality relating to this subject.


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Posted 14 March 2021 - 08:07 PM

I'm getting tested for food sensitivities. I'm hoping the majority of my fear foods are on the list to avoid.


I had gallstones and surgery last year and the diet recommended after that means nothing fatty, no dairy, red meat, pork, etc. so it worked out quite well for me! Good luck with yours :)

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Posted 14 April 2021 - 08:14 PM

All the time. A lot of times I hope it’s beyond going to inpatient and into the afterlife instead.

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Posted 17 April 2021 - 12:43 PM

All the time. A lot of times I hope it’s beyond going to inpatient and into the afterlife instead.


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Posted 17 April 2021 - 12:45 PM

All the time. A lot of times I hope it’s beyond going to inpatient and into the afterlife instead.


That’s rough AmberG123, I m sorry you feel this way.
Are you OK today? Can you call someone?

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Posted 20 April 2021 - 10:17 PM




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Posted 10 June 2021 - 03:28 PM

I'm ~30 and I feel that way all.the.time


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