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Discussion in 'Welcome' started by Freerun, Dec 26, 2006.

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  1. Freerun

    Freerun Guest

    Hi everyone

    Just joined the forums ealiar today.
    Iam 17 from London and iam a depressive..
    Tried therapy and anti depressive drugs but they didnt work.. probably because of my negativity towards trying them.
    I have had suicidal thoughts but i have never self harmed otherwise.
    Joined the forum to speak to other people like me.
    Guess i will see you around!
     
  2. blackfire

    blackfire Well-Known Member

    Welcome to SF Freerun. i hope you like it here and find it helpful. if you don't self harm don't start. it is a hard thing to stop. see you around. take care.
     
  3. Ruby

    Ruby Well-Known Member

    Hi and welcome :smile:
    I hope that you find this site beneficial.
     
  4. Marshmallow

    Marshmallow Staff Alumni

    Oh a fellow londoner :wink:

    Welcome to SF hun :arms:

    If you ever need to talk, drop me a PM :smile:

    See you around :biggrin:

    Vikki x
     
  5. jane doe

    jane doe Well-Known Member

    hello and welcome to the forum, i agree with blackfire, if you never hurted yourself don´t start because this will happen:(post writting by a member called jaicee)


    ....before you make that first cut remember:
    You will enjoy this.
    You will find the blood and pain release addictive.
    Even though you think you can make a few tiny cuts that aren't deep,
    And will heal easily ...
    They will get deeper.
    They will scar.
    They will sometimes take months to heal.
    And years for the scars to fade.
    If you think you can limit the cutting to one area of your body,
    Think again...
    It will spread when you run out of skin.
    Be prepared to withdraw from others and live in a constant state of shame.
    Even if you are the most honest person ever to live ....
    You will find yourself lying to the people you love.
    You will jerk back from your friends when they touch you as if their hands were dipped in poison.
    You will be terrified that they will feel something under the cloth
    of your shirt, or because it just plain hurts so much to be touched.
    Be prepared to get so out of control you fear your next cut because you don't know how bad it will be.
    Just wait for 10 cuts to turn into 100....Be prepared for your
    entire life to revolve around thinking about cutting ..cutting and
    covering up cutting.
    And just wait till that first time you cut "too deep."
    And you freak out because the blood won't stop...
    And you are gasping....
    And you feel yourself shaking all over.
    You are having a panic attack and you are terrified but you can't
    tell anyone.
    So you sit there alone...
    Praying it will be ok swearing you'll never let it go this far
    again...
    But you will, and further.
    Don't worry, you will learn how to take care of your cuts so that
    you can go deeper and deeper and avoid the ER.
    And the better you get at treating your cuts the deeper they get.
    You will lie to yourself and justify it when you find youself
    spending 20, 30 or 50 dollars every time you go the pharmacy.
    You will feel the flutter of your heartbeat everytime you go to the
    counter to ring up your order.
    Butterfly strips...
    3 or four different kinds of dressings...
    Betadine....
    Antibiotic cream..
    Medical tape..
    Scar reducers.....
    You will tap your foot impatiently hoping the line will just move
    and no one will stare at you or wonder why you need all these things.
    And at the same time secretly hope someone will notice...
    Someone who is standing in line with an armful of the same
    supplies...
    Someone who understands but of course that never happens.
    Medical supplies won't be the only thing you spend all your money on.
    Be prepared to buy a new wardrobe...
    Longsleeve shirts in summer colors, bracelets, wristbands, boots... gloves.. the list goes on and on.
    You will start looking at everyone in a different way...
    Scanning their bodies for any signs of SI...
    Just hoping that you might meet someone like you so you don't feel so terribly alone.
    You wont even think about it ..
    As your eyes scan their wrists + arms...
    Hoping just hoping they will be like you....
    But they are not.
    You will see their clean arms and feel terribly ashamed and alone.
    You will start doing a lot of things alone.
    You will always have to wash your laundry in private so know one sees the blood stains on your clothes and towels.
    You will always be cleaning up the blood..
    Scrubbing your bathroom floor...
    Wiping the blood of your keyboard...
    You won't be able to make it through a day without cutting....
    Next thing you know you are in a public bathroom somewhere breaking open a scab with a sewing needle that you keep in your wallet for emergencies.
    When you get really desperate anything will be a cutting
    tool ...scissors...a car key...a needle ... a paperclip..even a pen.
    Doesn't matter what it is if you need to cut bad enough you will
    find something.
    Say goodbye to things you took for granted.
    Like wearing shorts or sandals...pedicures...sleeveless tops. A
    normal summer day at the beach or in a swimming pool will become a far off memory for you.
    Get ready to itch.
    Because you will itch and itch ..."so much you will look like you
    have fleas or a skin disease."
    You will become an expert on your body as you destroy it carefully..
    You will dream about cutting...
    you will dream about being exposed.
    It will haunt you day and night and take over your life. You will
    wish you never made that first cut because while you absolutely hate cutting...
    At the same time, you love it and can't live with out it...

    this is how i feel now after 4 years, don´t hurt yourself hun, it only will bring you donw, even when you are very happy. if you need help or you just want top talk just pm me
     
  6. itachi

    itachi Well-Known Member

    Welcome to SF freerun :smile:
     
  7. gentlelady

    gentlelady Staff Alumni

    :welcome: to the forum freerun. I know you will find lots of people to talk with here. :hug:
     
  8. Jenny

    Jenny Staff Alumni

    :welcome: to the forum.. i hope you like it here.. i look forward to seeing you around :flowers:
     
  9. ~CazzaAngel~

    ~CazzaAngel~ Staff Alumni

    :welcome:



    Welcome to SF, glad you found us, that definatly means there is still hope, if you had noone whatsoever you wouldn't even attempt to join a support forum, so that is great news right there, and the fact that if you keep trying new options to help yourself who knows what will come of it, as noone of us know what will happen in the future. But hang in there hun! I am here if you'd like a friend and if you need anything let me know and I will try my very best to help you all I can. Hope you stick around and welcome to the SF family!!!!!!!!!!! :hug: :hiya:





    *:hug:*,
    Carolyn
     
  10. Abacus21

    Abacus21 Staff Alumni

    Hi there :)

    Welcome to SF! :)

    Glad to have you with us, hope to see you around

    Take care

    Joe
     
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