About Me: Female, cobham, United Kingdom, member since Nov 2012
Hi there. I'm a 53 year old female living in the UK, this is my place of birth. I've had borderline personality disorder for 30 years but this disorder was not know about wey back then. I thought I had bi-polar or manic-depression as it was then called. However the
[More] Dr's refused to acknowledge there was a problem and refused treatment or medication of any kind. Only two years ago I was officially diagnosed BPD but I also suffer from eating disorders and substance abuse. The anorexia and BPD are bad at the moment resulting in depression. I recently came out of psych hospital due to depression from BPD. I'm looking for other folk with BPD or eating disorders as there would appear to be no body in the UK with this problem. My Dr tells me he will not deal with me if it's BPD related as borderliners have a very bad reputation. X
So what is going on with you? I have two other British friends, one in Hull and the other in Swindon. How is the battle with BPD going? Today is an up day for me, after two plus weeks of down days. It started off with pneumonia for ten days and then ended up with just being tired and depressed for days. Finally getting some things done. So, how is your life treating you?
I am no expert but inspite of your impulsiveness and risk of suicidality with BPD pls pls remember of the newer treatment options like DBT and MBT and newer studies which say BPD is having better treatments . also you are not old (53 is not old :) ) ... WE NEED U ...and WE dont want to lose u ,, get help pls for US
Hey waggie saw your reply to a persons query in which i had also commented . I understand you are feeling very very bad these days and i think its great thing to comment and help others inspite of this
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