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I Survived Icu Psychosis

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    My Mom Is In Icu Delirium Right Now - My mom went into the icu on oct 10/2010 for 2 weeks was intubated for 10days and was in a medically induced coma for 5 days. Now she is having...
    DesperateDaughter DesperateDaughter 31-35, F Nov 4, 2010

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    Dream Stolen - My husband and I were married in April after 4 yrs of dating.  He had cirrhosis of the liver, and was put on the list in June.  After a year of hell...
    khughes228 khughes228 46-50 2 Responses Nov 22, 2010

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    Will Haunt Me Forever.. - Long story short.. I overdosed and was left for dead, face down on black asphalt for many hours. Once I was found, i was unresponsive, hardly had a pulse...
    nikkiedahmer nikkiedahmer 22-25, F Oct 19, 2013

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    My Dad Is Going Through This Right Now...:( - my dad had his accending aorta repaired, on Jan 21rst 2011, (but when put under, he thought he had a mild heart attack, and his...
    toniett toniett 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    Doctors Made Me Psychotic! - I checked into the hospital in 2005 with hemorrhagic pancreatitis.  I wasn't expected to survive.  At some point I started slipping away...
    elbo821 elbo821 41-45 3 Responses Jun 11, 2008

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    H1n1, Mrsa Pneumonia And Icu Psychosis - Hello. In October 2009 I was placed in the hospital because I contracted H1N1 (Swine Flu) and then MRSA Pneumonia. My lungs stopped...
    hgarnett hgarnett 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 3, 2011

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    My Icu Phycosis Story - Hi all, HALLOWEEN NIGHTMARE!!!!!! The events you are about to read are all true and to the best that I can remember. The year is 2005. My story was a...
    kaponeoly kaponeoly 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 24, 2009

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    There Is Hope........... - My husband has been in ICU for 11 days. By day 6 they began weaning the sedation and removed the vent on day 8. I expected some confusion, but he...
    ligea ligea 61-65 1 Response Nov 11, 2011

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    Finding the Words - Its hard to express how I once felt a long time ago. Being in psychosis sucks, its awful, and when you come out of it, life is different.
    wrongboy wrongboy 18-21 4 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    My ICU Hell - THE FACTS Before I tell you the hallucinations, this is the timetable roughly according to my husband. Wednesday 11th admitted, operation took place, In the...
    tabithaanita tabithaanita 51-55, F Oct 7, 2013

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    When I Was In The Hospital --- - When I was in the hospital, everything was fine during the day. But at night, when there was no background noise, machines would talk to me. The...
    Royost Royost 70+, M 2 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    The Scenic Route Through Hell - There are no words I could give you to tell you what it feels like. There is no day or night--the lights never go off, and whether you're awake or...
    LucidDementia LucidDementia 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    Real Life Or My Imigination - I had cervical surgery on Aug. 1, 2012. In the recovery room, my left lung collapsed and I was put into ICU. I have very little memory, almost none...
    missippy12 missippy12 66-70 Nov 28, 2012

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    Hey everyone my name is Aneesah and I have just been diagnosed with psychosis and mild depression.Just a little history :so last year this time i tried to commit suicide i...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A year and a half ago, my husband who suffers from depression decided to end his life and take mine along with him. So, one Sunday morning he woke up, went downstairs, loaded a...
    darkea darkea 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I had been living in Los Angeles for about a month and a half when the Northridge Earthquake hit. It was January 1993. It registered as a 7.4 on the Richter Scale. I was awoken...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M Mar 21

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    I was somewhere and overheard there was going to be a drive-by shooting so I ran to the nearest building to hide in order to avoid being shot. as I was running I grabbed a woman...
    numberonecrush numberonecrush 31-35 1 Response Mar 23

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    I was a baby in the womb and almost wasn't born but I survived ^_^
    vividdreamer97 vividdreamer97 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm happy that I survived this first day but actually I'm nervous. Nervous because I need everyday applicants and there is a quota to fulfill.
    nyliemax nyliemax 18-21 Apr 1

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    We are all survivors. I survived the crazy dope partying days, the opps I just got pregnant stage, **** got hitched to divorce at 27 to full time single mom and 12 hour crappy...
    Halebound4ever Halebound4ever 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i survived sudden cardiac death and am one of the 5% percent that survives. alas,stuck in a sexless marriage and no manner of communication seems to solve that. any advice on...
    bill977 bill977 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    Both my parents are career driven individuals who made me more because they had a social obligation to at least produce a child then anything else. By the age of 6 months I was in...
    soliloque soliloque 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I began thinking the guy I was dating was in a detox sober living program that this Jesus loving realtor in my town had created. Then I started believing that 2 other guys I had...
    manicvelvet manicvelvet 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I hear voices in my head telling me Nasty things about myself
    bluebird222 bluebird222 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    I kept it a secret until a few years ago, when I started therapy (due to my promiscuous behavior). I was raped by 2 men when I was at a party. I never told my parents because I...
    kschulz73 kschulz73 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I in a sexless divorce. I haven't dated since my divorce was finalized. Before actually.
    boadiccearose boadiccearose 51-55, F Mar 20

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    I just recently got out of a relationship that lasted a little over a year. Honestly I thought he was the most perfect guy ever... Until he'd get mad... He'd take every single...
    LilMissMandy LilMissMandy 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I've always been a safe rider and have riden motorcycles for almost 30 years. People generally trust me to lead a group which I do with safety as the primary focus. Last May, I was...
    DaCrusher DaCrusher 46-50, M Mar 21

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    I was hospitalized January 25, 2013 for Suicidal thoughts etc But i've made it :) I'm happy, finally
    whatev3rforev3r whatev3rforev3r 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I was in Minneapolis for the night as my flight was leaving the next morning for Fort Jackson, South Carolina. I decided to walk to the gas station and take in the sights along the...
    gr8love gr8love 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    3/26/2009. I was 5.5 months pregnant with my youngest. I had been working at a nursing home as a CNA. All my residents had the flu, it was a really rough season. When I came down...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I have them on a regular basis sometimes I can feel them coming on three or four hours before they happen.my first was when I was about one and a half years old I am 29 now.
    almostdead2day almostdead2day 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I love motorbikes and have grown up around them. I love the thrill of being on one and wearing all the gear. Motorbikes are so cool. I have never been a very confident person and...
    Clagerag Clagerag 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Me and my ex-fiance met in high school. we feel in love since then moment we seen each other. we got pregnant and he decided that he wanted a better future for our daughter. one...
    navarro2014 navarro2014 18-21, F Mar 28

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    My moms ex boyfriend bought her a car,bought us a house (we all lived together),two dogs,i had 2 sisters and 1 brother he gave me,with in the years my mom saw the horrid man he was...
    Wisdombird Wisdombird 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I want to find the perfect guy. However to find the perfect guy I needed to experience the guy who I thought way "the perfect guy" but turn out to be an a**hole I met this guy...
    aliceS96 aliceS96 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I was hospitalized for MDD, (major depressive disorder) four years ago. Spent 23 days in a VA hospital trying to get it under control. My nurses and team were ******' amazing...
    Michael5280 Michael5280 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I was diagnosed in May 2012 with a Ewings Sarcoma in my right foot, I had my leg amputated below knee in Oct 2012. Since Jan 2013 I've been in remission now I return every 3...
    peterdaintree peterdaintree 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I was driving about 55 mph and froze in the saddle. It was a long straight stretch of highway and I don't know where my head was but on a long sweeping corner & drove straight into...
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    At first glance the narcissist appears to the unsuspecting onlooker as being full of self-control; they come across as charismatic, educated, confidant, charming, and sociable...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Psychology says: To be haughty means to act with blatant arrogance or disdainful pride. The narcissist displays all of these characteristics in that they consider themselves to be...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F a week ago

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    He was my best friend, and he was in love with me, i was afraid bc he was an absolute player, and made out with a different girl every day. So i lost him, he was very very mad...
    marshmallowthing24 marshmallowthing24 13-15, F a week ago

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    Many people ask why do you stay in an abusive relationship the answer to that is simple many times with emotional abuse you do not realize you're being abused because the abuser...
    jadelaoch jadelaoch 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It happened five years ago, I had turned fourteen only a couple of days ago. I wasn't that educated on it, because I had never experienced it, until the night he took advantage of...
    skindeeep skindeeep 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A 2 time survivor. I am fair skinned and susceptible to skin cancer. As a golfer, that's a big concern. I have had friends with minor skin lesions which were easily taken care of...
    lakeluver lakeluver 66-70, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Dec 14,2013 i lost one of the important person in my life, shes my mentor, my friend,my second mother @ work she was brain dead after she suffered from heart attack the moment my...
    iamyourwind08 iamyourwind08 31-35, F Mar 16

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    So at the age 20 I was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. I have been diagnosed with a chemical imbalance since the age of seven as they did not want to label a seven year...
    justwanabe justwanabe 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I was once a clueless teenager who thought I was invincible. Always took things for granted. Was living life extremely short sighted. And then on June 14, 2004 my life was forever...
    trentdubb05 trentdubb05 26-30, M a week ago

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    My dad passed away in August of 2013. He had been sick for about 10 years they think but we only knew about it for one. We discovered he was sick when he went into the hospital...
    klmebm klmebm 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    My boyfriend died tragically on December 17th 2013. I didn't know how to go on living after that. I did not want to live without him. He was my soulmate. We were together for an 5...
    pinkmeyer15 pinkmeyer15 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Shaking of the frame by A Lot Like Birds Well, I might have to diffuse this one. Call the listeners but they don't speak the same tongue. Send me away. You laugh and scoff and...
    TheAnimeGamer TheAnimeGamer 22-25, M Apr 5

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