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Ocd doubting myself

M y psychiatrist suggested I join a forum.. I have had ocd for years but I have a new one. Instead of images of hurting people I get thoughts.. they r in my own voice and I think things like ‘you want to kill this person or that’ or ‘I am evil’ and I open up a debate in my mind trying to convince myself I’m not. The difficult thing with this version of ocd is when I had images they instantly caused me anxiety and I knew I didn’t want to act on them.. I have been struggling with the thoughts as they are in my own thoughts and when I am not having the thought I am confident I don’t want to hurt anyone but when the harassment in my mind starts the lines feel blurry to me. I find it hard to convince myself that I don’t want to I start to think what if I do want to.. or the thought will say ‘I do want to’ and sometimes I think I do want to and I worry if I think it I might believe it and act on thought of harm.. or that the thoughts could be so strong they would change my general identity or value system. I read people with harm ocd say they know they don’t want to hurt people and that’s how I feel in the core of my heart and when the thoughts aren’t happening but when the thoughts come I find it hard to grasp that I don’t want to and part of me feels like I do want to. Has anyone had thoughts like this with ocd/pure o #OCD #PureO #Anxiety #pleasehelp #HarmOCD

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What should I do about the hot weather?

Hey, everyone. I hope you're all okay and doing as well as you possibly can be. I'm very desperate for some advice on the weather for Monday and Tuesday this week.

My health rapidly gets worse in warm weather. My POTS acts up and I faint a LOT, my joints end up hurting really badly, I get muscle cramps and I dehydrate VERY easily. And when I'm dehydrated, my bladder condition flares up and becomes extremely painful.

On both Monday and Tuesday it's meant to be over 40 degrees, and I can see myself suffering really badly. Does anyone have any tips/hacks/advice for me? I'm willing to try anything. I'm going to keep bottled water in the fridge, make sure I drink as much as I can without popping, and I'll probably stay in bed with my fan directed at me.

Thank you all in advance.

#posturalorthostatictachycardia #EDS #POTS #NAFLD #Diabetes #InterstitialCystitis #Migraines #ChronicPain #hotweather #Tipsandadvice #pleasehelp

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Dang illnesses

I have 26 diagnosed illnesses last year I had liver failure and non-alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver and went into complete organ failure. I have been abused throughout my whole life mentally and physically.. I am not on any pain meds or prescribed meds except Lamictal. I feel lost and confused all the time all this pain drives me insane..I also am suicidal and it sucks cause social security doesn't believe I should receive disability benefits. I am married with 3 young adult children and 2 grandchildren it makes it so hard to be a parent and mimi like I should be.. So lost.. Looking for help. #pleasehelp

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Tech support needed :)

Hey guys,

I’m not getting notifications for comments, etc on my posts, even though I have notifications turned on under my preferences and in settings on my phone (iPhone). I am using the app.

It is probably worth noting that I got one or two notifications just after I re-enabled notifications, but after that no notifications.

Can anybody help?

#Notifications #techsupport #pleasehelp

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Anyone else? *trigger warning

Is anyone else mentally stuck at one age due to trauma? I can’t be the only one… I was abused a lot thru my life but what stuck me at 17, not feeling like life has been real since, was when I was handcuffed to a chair and someone played Russian Roulette with my head.. my therapist isn’t helping much and my quality of mental health is declining as I physically age #CPTSD #DissociationDisorders #Trauma #pleasehelp

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I think I need help…

So for my whole life, my eating habits have been extremely weird. I am VERY rarely hungry during the day, and often just the idea of food makes me feel like I’m going to be sick. Sometimes I go days with maybe just a mouthful of food here and there. If I eat at all, it’s usually in the middle of the night.

HOWEVER. When I reach my time of the month… I feel like I’m starving. My belly grumbles so loudly it actually hurts. And the longer I try to go without eating as much as my stomach wants, the more it hurts and it sometimes even makes me cry. Thankfully, my periods are EXTREMELY irregular. I have maybe one period a year at the most. But for that one week… I just can’t stop eating. Trying to ignore it genuinely feels like torture.

Does anyone else have anything like this? My friend is a nutritionist and she thinks I have an eating disorder. But I’ve been this way for my whole life.

Any suggestions are VERY much appreciated. Thank you all in advance.

#chronicillnesswarrior #ChronicPain #POTS #Dysautonomia #EhlersDanlos #jointhypermobility #NAFLD #BPD #Diabetes #InterstitialCystitis #Migraines #Insomnia #EatingDisorder #eatingproblems #pleasehelp

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Paranoid or reality?

How can you tell when something that is happening to you is just paranoid overthinking or its based in reality? I believe there is something awful out there about me on the internet accusing me of awful, untrue things, due to interactions and events that I connect together over a span of time. People tell me that I'm just being paranoid because they have not seen or heard anything and I haven't been able to find said post in all my searching. #Paranoid #Reality #pleasehelp

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