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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    Just had a Snow White moment was out taken a walk and I found three grey squirrels, two ran away but one let me get about two feet away and I was about to take a pic and was talking to it and it moved closer to me until an evil meanie car drove up and then it ran away.
    Least I know I never scared it away makes me really want to get into pet and wildlife photography. Been considering it as a hobby for a while now
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    There's a park by the ferry dock to the statue of liberty in new york city and the squirrels there are so friendly. I fed one by hand and another climbed up my jeans' leg. I love squirrels.

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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    Just had a Snow White moment was out taken a walk and I found three grey squirrels, two ran away but one let me get about two feet away and I was about to take a pic and was talking to it and it moved closer to me until an evil meanie car drove up and then it ran away.
    Least I know I never scared it away makes me really want to get into pet and wildlife photography. Been considering it as a hobby for a while now
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    Pittencrieff Park in Dunfermline has loads of squirrels that come right up to you and let you touch them if you bring food for them! :woo: Well worth a visit if you're ever down that way.
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    (Original post by sherbet_lemons7)
    Pittencrieff Park in Dunfermline has loads of squirrels that come right up to you and let you touch them if you bring food for them! :woo: Well worth a visit if you're ever down that way.
    Aww that sounds brilliant never been to Dunfermline It seems pretty near Edinburgh though and I stay over there a couple of times a year so will need to check out that park next time I go and the weather is nice
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    Saw my psychiatrist - she doesn't know what to do with me as I'm on crazy doses yet the voices are still bothersome. She has referred me to her supervisor. Seeing him tomorrow. Everytime I go to this place I worry they're going to section me so I have to really watch what I say. In fact, I saw the psychiatrist who did section me in the corridor today; I gave her my very best scowl.

    On another note, when I was getting lunch with my spouse, one of her colleagues brought his puppy in. She was absolutely adorable; a 10 week old brown labrador. And so soft! :love: My mum got a puppy a few weeks ago but I can't afford the plane tickets to visit her. :sad:
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    (Original post by PandaWho)
    Its ok, yeah im not too sure coming off meds is a good idea but also i want a med free 2017.

    Yeah he left me back in may still get down about it now. But ill get there

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    Aw :hugs:
    Well depends how you're feeling tbh, but if you feel its better on them then id say stick with that for the time being.
    But I know the feeling, hopefully that can be achieved! I believe in you!

    Aww no I'm so sorry to hear that! But you're better off without him! You're too good for him and deserve someone amazing! Please dont feel down about it :console:
    He made a mistake in leaving you and you're the winner here
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    Started feeling really ill today. Quite shakey, feel sick, and have bad stomach cramps. Don't know if it's the med changes or what but I'm not feeling good at all

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    (Original post by chelseadagg3r)
    Started feeling really ill today. Quite shakey, feel sick, and have bad stomach cramps. Don't know if it's the med changes or what but I'm not feeling good at all

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    It could be the citalopram increase. The symptoms you mention are pretty common with SSRIs both starting and increasing.
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    (Original post by chelseadagg3r)
    Started feeling really ill today. Quite shakey, feel sick, and have bad stomach cramps. Don't know if it's the med changes or what but I'm not feeling good at all

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    As Saber said, most likely the medication increase. :hugs:
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    It could be the citalopram increase. The symptoms you mention are pretty common with SSRIs both starting and increasing.
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    As Saber said, most likely the medication increase. :hugs:
    Thanks guys :hugs: Did try to have a read up on it earlier but my head's a bit of a mess so I couldn't concentrate on the tiny text on my phone :laugh: At least it should settle down then, that's good
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    (Original post by chelseadagg3r)
    Thanks guys :hugs: Did try to have a read up on it earlier but my head's a bit of a mess so I couldn't concentrate on the tiny text on my phone :laugh: At least it should settle down then, that's good
    Just don't try and stress or strain yourself. Medication changes are funny things!
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Just don't try and stress or strain yourself. Medication changes are funny things!
    Super long day at college tomorrow, so hopefully I can get through that. I managed the afternoon today just about, but we'll see :laugh: You're not wrong there!
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    (Original post by chelseadagg3r)
    Started feeling really ill today. Quite shakey, feel sick, and have bad stomach cramps. Don't know if it's the med changes or what but I'm not feeling good at all

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    Aww sorry to hear that :console:
    As others have said, the most likely cause is the increase in dosage for the medication. It should subside as your body adapts. If not then itd be another trip to the docs.
    But I do Hope you feel better soon!
    It must be awful to be experiencing that :hugs:
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    (Original post by chelseadagg3r)
    Thanks guys :hugs: Did try to have a read up on it earlier but my head's a bit of a mess so I couldn't concentrate on the tiny text on my phone :laugh: At least it should settle down then, that's good
    There's an app called Epocrates which is awesome for looking up drugs. It has stuff like side/adverse effects and a very handy interaction checker as well as loads of other useful stuff.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nauzene-Sto.../dp/B000GCI97I I don't know if Boots/Superdrug has these but they are really good for stomach upset (though they should be cheaper than Amazon!)
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    There's an app called Epocrates which is awesome for looking up drugs. It has stuff like side/adverse effects and a very handy interaction checker as well as loads of other useful stuff.
    That sounds brill! I was taking loads of painkillers for ages until the other week when a nurse at the hospital looked at me horrified and said I couldn't do that because I'm on citalopram. Sounds like I could definitely do with that :laugh: Thank you!
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    (Original post by FireFreezer77)
    Aww sorry to hear that :console:
    As others have said, the most likely cause is the increase in dosage for the medication. It should subside as your body adapts. If not then itd be another trip to the docs.
    But I do Hope you feel better soon!
    It must be awful to be experiencing that :hugs:
    Hoping it doesn't mean that because this is the only prescription in years (and about 15-20 different medications) that I haven't had a nasty reaction to :laugh: Thanks :hugs:
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    There's an app called Epocrates which is awesome for looking up drugs. It has stuff like side/adverse effects and a very handy interaction checker as well as loads of other useful stuff.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nauzene-Sto.../dp/B000GCI97I I don't know if Boots/Superdrug has these but they are really good for stomach upset (though they should be cheaper than Amazon!)
    Just saw the edit, I'll look them up! I've only had prescription strength ones before for other medications, so it'll be nice to get some OTC
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    I'm so angry with myself. I'm trying to do the practice questions for an exam on Thursday and I just can't put together in my head what to do. Voices are laughing so loud and I can't do this very basic maths. It's like "you need to give 3mg, you have 100mg/15ml, how many ml?". I can tell it's very simple but I keep mixing up numbers and have no idea what to do. I can't even do that example one I just gave. :banghead: I feel incredibly frustrated. I don't like asking my spouse for help because she gets angry (and rightly so) at the fact I can't do something a 10 year old can. :cry2:
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    Had the most horrendous day ever, I've had enough, I don't even care anymore. Feel so low, I just want things to be over
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Had the most horrendous day ever, I've had enough, I don't even care anymore. Feel so low, I just want things to be over
    Hey, I'm really sorry to hear you've had a really bad day :hugs: What things do you want to be over?
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    I'm so angry with myself. I'm trying to do the practice questions for an exam on Thursday and I just can't put together in my head what to do. Voices are laughing so loud and I can't do this very basic maths. It's like "you need to give 3mg, you have 100mg/15ml, how many ml?". I can tell it's very simple but I keep mixing up numbers and have no idea what to do. I can't even do that example one I just gave. :banghead: I feel incredibly frustrated. I don't like asking my spouse for help because she gets angry (and rightly so) at the fact I can't do something a 10 year old can. :cry2:
    Don't be angry with yourself. When it starts getting confusing take a 5 minute break and have some tea or hot chocolate or summin then actually write down everything step by step
    example:
    100mg in 15ml
    3mg needed
    100mg/3mg = 33.3 times smaller
    15ml/33.3 times = 0.45 ml needed

    or use
    number of measures = amount prescribed / amount per measure

    remember write the units too it helps if you're confused. it happens to me too dw
    your s/o shouldn't get angry at you, you're obviously stressed out and frustrated - they're meant to be here to support you

    check this out too
    http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~ntzndeh/mathpack.pdf
    it helps bc it gives nice formulae you could remember but dont do that if you think you'll start mixing them up haha - but they could be useful as a checking method
 
 
 
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