I am far too chaotic at the moment to have the responsibility of my own Elf on the Shelf but if you follow any elf’s journey, it has to be this one.
As you know I’ve been on a Psychiatric ward – and this elf (whilst he’s not based on any one person’s story) gives a funny, honest and stark look inside life on a unit.

I want to go home! I’m not poorly! Why won’t they let me out!

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Been given a blue tablet, i don’t know what it is but it’s made me feel a little better

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Got to know more of the staff today and had my bloods taken. I was very brave and didn’t cry.

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The nurses braided my hair to help me feel better, it’s working! I feel a lot calmer.

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It’s great being off of the ward! Means I can have proper tea! On the ward it’s decaf 😔

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Went to church to tell my recovery testimony 🙌🏼

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Well through sharing my journey I’ve made some amazing friends. Thanks for the support! The doctor hugged me in such a therapeutic way as I left the unit. He wished me well and passed on a little advice…. Mental elf is not a choice. But life choices can impact both positively and negatively on your mental elf. So make wise choices and live live to the fullest. So I’m taking that advice and making good choices. Hydrating myself, playing card games to bring the family together and engage the brain. I’m going to make my doctor proud and show him how well I’m doing. I want to change the world and help others. Just like Santa For now I’m doing well and therefore will no longer be posting. But I feel relieved to know if I did get ill again, such as in December never year, id have you guys here to support me So for how I bid you farewell. Eat well. Sleep well. Medicate well. Merry Christmas and a happy new year!!

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Watch Elf’s 2017 journey

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