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    ot So far I'm doing excellent with my meant illness
    Denial741974 posted:
    hello group, since this month started. I promise my mom and myself. That I will work hard with my meant illness. So far so good. My new therapists is working very well some things I don't agree with some even mom don't but overall some things he makes sense. But my behavior has improved my mom notice. Letting her go when she want to get the phone. Having healthy boundary with mom. Things are looking out for me, I even got a call from her friend as a girl that I liked 2010. We had a very nice adult talk. I told her yes I wanted girlfriend but at the moment I'm gone for a lot of therapy and she understood, she feels the same way so be friends. The last couple days or months mom been proud of me. I met a new friend online that has exactly the same condition like me. We really like each other as friends and a support team. My works: okay still kind of working hard but lazy at times, my therapists suggested me to go to the men group that he host this week. I'm very proud of my myself how controlling my meant illness in a positive way. I'm even happy and still walking with my friend on a gravel track. Den
    no denial anymore in my health, it's a learning experience
    mhall6252 responded:
    Den - nice job this month! You are doing lots of the right things and you should be proud of yourself. Take it one day at a time and keep up the good work.

    I am glad you are finding people to talk to, both online and in person. Your therapist has a good suggestion - go to that men's group. It will be very good for you.
    Diabetic since 5/2001
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    Smile and the world smiles with you.
    barb10562 responded:
    Great Den! You are in a great place- just dont get depressed and give up again. Life throw us all curve balls from time to time.Keep on your diet-eat healthy and know that you are a great person.Dont let anybody tell you different.
    phototaker responded:
    Den, I'm very happy for you! I was "also" in a women's therapy group once a week, as well as individual therapy. It's good for you to get feedback from others WITH the therapist being there.
    It's not easy, but you will learn A LOT! GOOD LUCK! Hang in there when you get upset. It's part of getting better. I can't tell you the number of times I hated looking at what I needed to change. I did. You will, too. I'm SO MUCH happier now. You will be too. You must never give up until you're better.
    phototaker responded:
    Den, about testing...certain things make me test and come up with that error reading on my meter.

    One, like someone mentioned is that you didn't have enough blood on the sample.

    Another could be that you didn't wait until the meter was ready to put your blood on there. I did that wrong this morning, because I wasn't paying attention. You have to wait until it's ready. Each meter is different. I know reading the directions is hard for you. My meter counts down and then I know it's ready to take the blood on the meter stick.
    Denial741974 replied to phototaker's response:
    Thank you for the well and caring group that I have. I'm very lucky to have you all as my friend not just only support. Yes this month my life getting better. Today I know how I know I got better, because I had anxiety attack over mom, mom called me at the bank I told her I will call later she said okay. When I got home I gave her a call, butter her adi picked up. And she said mom's busy right now she will call you back later on. I said okay right after that I had such anxiety with OCD compulsion, but I use my tools and stopped my OCD he racing thoughts. and talk to of my friends online and on the phone, then I went to Lake therapy and was completely relaxed again. I was so proud of me group, I controlled my meant illness then maybe four hours later mom called and we talked. We had a very nice conversation. You all be proud and I'm even proud of myself. I'm learning, but what scares me group I'm happy but there give me a time my OCD is act up again over mom so bad, because that's my condition but am harness it the best way I can one day at a time, so for so good. I hope I don't relapse when I do relapse I relapse very hard but I'm thinking positive. I think my therapists my peer specialist and my caseworker medical Dr. are really helping me through my tough times. I really believe that. And of course all my skills that I learned den
    no denial anymore in my health, it's a learning experience
    phototaker replied to Denial741974's response:
    You will get there, Den. Keep thinking positive!
    Haylen_WebMD_Staff replied to phototaker's response:
    I echo what photo said: positive thoughts, onward and upward!


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