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It's too hot in the UK at the moment (for me anyway). I've got randomly occurring headaches, itchy skin and I'm having to force myself to eat because I've completely lost my appetite.
 

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Hot weather tends to attenuate the appetite for a lot of people. I don't have that problem myself, but I understand it's a thing. It you're not eating enough to survive otherwise, I can understand that you might need to force yourself to eat in this particular situation.

I don't have itchy skin, but I have what feel like sticky skin, because of the amount of sweat on me while I'm simply typing on my computer.
 
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I ordered some wings and two 2-liter bottles of soda from a pizza chain, mostly so I could have some caffeine. They only brought me one 2-liter bottle of soda, and I was too wimpy to call them out on it.

I asked yesterday about getting in to see my psychiatrist early, but the guy who schedules it was already out, so I won't know anything until Monday. I'm seriously afraid this Klonopin is about to kill me.
 

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I wasn't especially bright to begin with, being a dropout and all.
I've seen brilliant alumni, not fitting into a school and being marked a lost cause, until they changed them from school. Maybe if you had been transferred, your ego would be a bit sturdier. I've seen a woodcarver, excellent professional, that could not read/write. Sometimes all it takes is a special teacher to lift you up and all the other grades also go up. It looks like you missed the boat and did not receive the tools to excel, find yourself teachers. Real-life, or youtube teachers.

I've got randomly occurring headaches, itchy skin and I'm having to force myself to eat because I've completely lost my appetite.
You can't just stop eating, you need a bit of a buffer. Quality over quantity. Also do not forget water. Headache could be because you also forget to hydrate yourself.
I also do not eat (heavy food), so I make myself a salad: tomato, goatcheese (salt that I need to recover the one I lost by sweating), and cucumber. half an apple, strawberries (straight from the fridge, cools you down too).
Have you tried to take vitamin pills to cover for what you are not taking in?
 
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I've fasted for 3 days multiple times. Most people actually can just stop eating. I would be careful with fasting for 3 days or longer but if your body wants to stop eating then it probably has better things to do with your energy than waste it on digesting food. Digesting food takes a lot out of the body and significantly slows down other processes such as cleaning or repairing and most people have enough nutrients to last them at least 6 weeks.

Many people lose appetite when they're sick and this is the reason. When the body is sick it wants to spend it's energy healing, not digesting.

PS just to be clear—with fasting I mean water fasting. Water takes no energy for digesting. My mom supposedly lost her head-ache by drinking more water too and virtually everyone is dehydrated so drinking enough water is important.
 
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Yes, I've stopped eating and drinking anything but water before now when I had something like norovirus which caused anything I ate to turn brown and pass out of my back end within a couple of hours. But official advise is never to starve any kind of infection, so I may have been extending the course of my disease, but I couldn't spend that amount of time off my feet. I was younger than I am now (obviously I guess), and I felt fine in myself, apart from my guts, and I did feel a little more tired after two days without food, but with my guts all patched up right, I was able to eat again and rebuild my strength.
 

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I had even more soda today. It actually did improve my mood a bit. All out now though.

And I can't really keep ordering it from pizza chains. I'm burning through money fast here.

Hopefully I can get my Klonopin lowered sometime this week. Withdrawal has its own set of problems, but I can't imagine it's worse than staying on a literal depressant when you're already depressed.
 

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I had even more soda today. It actually did improve my mood a bit. All out now though.
I try to go the non-chemical stimulant route for improving my mood, such as listening to a high energy song, or finding out something new, or taking a photo of something. None of which cost anything which is a bonus.
 

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I was bored so I decided to do a search about why I was bored. I found the following article which I think explains things rather well.

 

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We have virtually all of humanity's knowledge available to us for free and the author thinks that introvert people think so fast that they run out of things to think about? How many lifetimes of study can introvert people do per second?
 

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There's an easy way to determine if you had too much soda, just follow this flowchart:

Did you drink soda?
Yes No ----------> You did not drink too much soda.
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+---------------------> You drank too much soda.
 

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Bah, now I'm gonna say I didn't drink too much soda just to spite you.

I mean, I was freaking out, but that's due to the fact that I should be freaking out. Klonopin just keeps me complacent most of the time in a situation I really shouldn't be complacent in.

Anyone who wasn't on Klonopin would've killed all the people watching me a long time ago.
 
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