Update on me. *Sensitive*

lauren123

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Idk why I am doing this. I guess I need to tell people and you're a supportive bunch :)
Sox has been doing amazing. Unfortunately , My mental health hasn't. Within the last 2 months I have spent many hours waiting for stitches or blood results from unhealthy ways of coping.
Within the last 7 weeks I have had many psychiatric assessments to assess whether I have been safe to leave. When I did end up admitted i was almost sectioned as I wasn't thinking straight .

Then my mental health led me to believe Sox would be better off with a different owner. I had him up for sale for 72hours, had alot of interest. Then several friends persuadedme 20210427_123009.jpg

I am never letting it happen again. Hopefully going into hospital in the next few weeks to get the help I need.
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Ale

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Really hope you get the support you need sooner rather than later! And definitely keep talking about everything if you want ☺️ seeing you and Sox happy together is so positive so I hope there is alot more of that in the future.
 
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Jessey

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I’m really glad you realised selling Sox wasn’t a good plan, and that you are reaching out for help and getting it. I know going into hospital isn’t something you want to do but needs must, for yours and the big ole giraffe’s sake x
 
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If ever you need to look for positives in your life, Sox is a massive one, if those pics are anything to go by. You're doing all the right things. Hugs.
 
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Keep going Lauren. We are always here to listen and everyone wants you to get better. You are the most amazing owner to Sox and I couldn’t imagine anyone loving their horse more. He needs you just as much as you need him.

I wish I could give some magic advice to help you through this, but all I can say is that we are here for you. You are a valued and long standing member of this forum and we want you to stay here with us.
 
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GaryB

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Nothing to add really. Its good that you are able to share and are sensible enough to ask for help.
 
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Nothing to add just good positive vibes for you - hope you are better again soon - your bunny and Sox need you.xxxxxx (and I am also glad that you share with us, this is a kind and lovely forum and you are a big part of it).xx
 
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I am there too. Including the admissions and sectioning. This last week has gone back downhill with the same coping mechanisms. The nurses I have spoken to agree that they are failing me and the support I need simply isn’t there. So currently I am asking for help each time I am assessed and not getting it. What then happens is a crisis and i get sectioned. Very frustrating. That said I can’t go to hospital just now as I need to give my horse his meds. It is him that keeps me going. So hold on to Sox and message me if I can help. I can’t fix it but I can maybe understand it a bit.
 
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