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Warning - #Holiday #Depression #Anxiety - when going on holiday - what to prepare for that you may not have thought about - My 6 tips!

One of the biggest #trigger s to #desperation , and #Depression coupled with tremendous #Anxiety is the #unknowns - #Medication shortage fear is one.

#Holidays for anyone who lives with these #illnesses can be hugely #distressing !

I'd say that we're already feeling #anxious when preparing to go away, and yet, we aren't given the tools to help us, should a #Crisis set in while away in a Foreign Country, without our regular safe #drs near.

Here are my 6 tips that I hope will make your #Holiday pleasant.

Before packing your clothes, please ensure that you have ordered enough #Medication well in advance of your trip, and perhaps a little more of your #Medication than you usually take, as a precaution. Luggage gets lost. Flights get delayed. There's massive uncertainty with #COVID etc.

We absolutely have to feel #safe regarding our #meds - and it is #Dangerous should we find ourselves without our #meds and not being able to #GET replacements.

Tip 1. Always take your #Medication on board with you. Never let the bag with them out of your sight. - This gives a feeling of #Safety and #Comfort

Tip 2. Always have your #Doctors phone number and contact details both in your handbag, as well as the bag holding your #Medication .

Tip 3. When you arrive at your destination - before you unpack it's very important, for #peace of mind, to find out where the nearest #Dr and/or #Hospital is. Take their phone number and address. Keep these on you, plus a copy at your hotel or wherever you are staying. Believe me, this will save you #severe #Anxiety and stress, and you will be able to enjoy yourself.

Tip 4. You may very well be put into situations where you start to feel #anxious and possibly #afraid . It does not matter whether it 'makes sense' to anyone. Even if you are on the beach, #Anxiety can kick in. So always, if you are on anti#Anxiety #meds , take them with you. Always. It is also perfectly acceptable to leave if you feel it's overwhelming. #Migraines are my 'go-to' sadly due to no understanding of #mental illness.

Tip 5. If you find you wake up #depressed - remember that you do not have to get up just because the sun is shining. Be #Kind to yourself. Do something to distract you. TV, a book, whatever. Stay put in bed if you want to.

Tip 6. If you've arranged a dinner out with your friends, but come time to get ready, your #distress #Anxiety - or any other part of your #illness kicks in, it is perfectly okay to politely decline by feigning a #Migraine attack. Sometimes, #whitelies are necessary - with #mental illness. Then watch a good movie. :)

I hope these few tips help you. I went away recently, and thought I had adequate #Medication - but by week 3 - I was running out.

I have learned a valuable lesson. Nightmare! Never again...I now know better. Shew.

Debi xx

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Trying to #GET a birthday cake for Bushkin ‘s birthday 🎂 on the 19th❓🐶🎂There are some mixes for pet cakes but she put her long nose up at some #

Looking for a birthday treat for a 12 year old borzoi named Bushkin my love and she is getting picky so might look online for more dog cakes and might just try making her a cheeseburger with no bread:-) Put her nose up to vanilla ice cream today after a few licks:-( Any ideas are welcome 🙏😋😋😊🇺🇸🐾👍🐈‍⬛🐱🐈🤔🤔

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Bushkin says #GET some sleep so you can call the places you need to call 🤔‼️

Busy days and hope that the flooding will stay away 😆🤔🎄❤️🐶🎁😊👍

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#GET Outside #

When you're stuck inside all the time just going outside sometimes helps just for a little bit Enjoy it while the weather is nice

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Addicted # games

#I spend way to much money on games. I prefer reading. Yet I will Will #GET caught up in a game just as easy.# Fibromyalgia# IVCancer #Migraines # Learning Disabilities # Hearing Disabilities


#GET to know me

1. Country, Feminine Chic or Casual depends on my mood! 😊
2. I like to make people comfortable - never met a stranger.
3. Share ( info, things, etc,) to much to soon with people.
4. Caramel Frappachino
5. The Ocean 🌊
6. Tailgating when driving. & Liars.
7. ❤️🙏🐾💕
8. Teal /Aqua 💎👗🦋; Coral 🦞; Black 👂🏿
9. Being w/ my Mom @ my Aunt’s House when young & being in a Boat in La Jolla CA with Someone Special & we’d fallen asleep in the Sun & woke up with Seals Sunning themselves all around us in the water!
10. Christmas because then I can shower those I love ❤️ with Gifts; Homemade Goods; & extra special Love!


How do you get your butt off the couch #Motivation #GET going

Hi@all My english is not perfect but I will give it a shot. It seems that my skin and the leather of the couch are from the same piece because they seem to be glued together. With my #Depression I have lost my goals (although I have achieved them except of a family and kids), I have darkened the rooms, and I am slowly crawling out of my darkness. Unfortunately, I have to do this on my own, because I can't find a free psychologist or consultant to work with. I am trying to find some way to motivate myself, to get going. Until now, I had extrinsic motivation, now I have to start by myself...

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