Meeting new people

Today I went to my first ever Write to Recovery meeting. I didn't think about the fact I would be in a group of new people until I got to the door of the building. I wondered about the people that I would meet and what they would be like. I felt welcome when I arrived and took my seat. As the room filled up with a small number of people I found myself wondering what each person struggled with in the room. They all looked "Normal". Other than my physical scars im pretty sure I looked "normal" too, but it wasn't hard to tell that I was/am a self-harmer.

We all introduced ourselves and spoke a little about our reason for being there. There was a wide range of health issues but we all came together as a group to support one another in the areas which we were worried about.

I had to leave early as I had my self-harm support worker and I really wish I didn't have to leave as I was really enjoying myself.

I also enjoyed putting in my input about the write to recovery website and hope I can help make this site better.

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Discharged AGAIN

Please note; this story makes reference to suicide

Discharged by the CPN AGAIN! She is off on maternity leave. I have lost 3 CPN's to Illness, 2 to retirement and 2 to maternity leave and i have had to fight every time to get another one. I only seen this CPN once and now i get a phonecall ...

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Racing Heart

So iv been getting chest pains again - Palpitations. It was getting too uncomfortable. I called the Doctor and he gave me the medication back again. I didn't want to go back on it because it took me months to get off it. Now i am back to wh...

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Keeping Up

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JUNFEI HU is in front of lake and there is a willow in the centre of island. He is the Guardian of earth. His power is from authority of stone succeeded from nature. His dream is making the world peace. He claimed he is peace maker and now he...

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