I am currently dealing with my schizoaffective disorder by taking 33% less of my antipsychotic. My doctor and I are working together on this medication reduction, and I do feel a hint of more energy – 33% more – which … Continue Reading An Update On My Mental Health
What are the attitudes that bug you the most? I am particularly bothered by people, who, in general, ask what I do for a living? I get that that’s an icebreaker. Something else that bothers me is people in general. … Continue Reading Pervasive Attitudes About People With Mental Illness
NOTE: When I say “forced,” I mean that I elected this path of personal development, which has much to do with how I process the world around me. — Personal development has been something I’ve been doing for 25 years, … Continue Reading How Personal Development Has Been “Forced” On Me
I don’t know about you, but I am not always reliable with my accounts of things. I do my best, to the point, that I think I know what I am saying… but, clearly all of us are wrong from … Continue Reading Reliability And Symptom Reporting
2020 has sucked. There are no two ways about it. This year, I watched a lot of my friendships dissipate over politics. And, in a lot of ways, that is just unacceptable. But, you know what… life goes on… does … Continue Reading Reflecting A Bit On 2020: On Friendships, On Psychosis
Because I am generally tired from the start of my day until it ends, I have quite a time doing basic chores. The recurring task of putting away the dishes (for instance) usually takes 5 minutes, and that’s hard for … Continue Reading Just How Hard It Is To Do My Chores
I like to think about the items I can do to make my road easier. And, I am still confused about the processes of many things. For instance, I now know that a checklist helps me. …When I have the … Continue Reading Blogging Helps Me, Even When I Can’t Help Myself
I would like to feel vibrant again! I would like to know that I am living my life! I don’t get anything resembling a feeling that I am vibrant, though, nor that I am living my life! I really don’t … Continue Reading I Still Want To Live
I am confused a lot. I press on, because that’s what I need to do for me, but I am oftentimes, left trying to make sense of just about everything! Admittedly, I am not “connecting the dots” like I used … Continue Reading Confusion Is A Bigger Problem Than I Want To Admit
The shows are great, but I am reminded (especially with the reality ones), at just how far and away I am from living! I’ve written about the fact that I want to live, before. It is difficult not living, and … Continue Reading I’ve Been Getting Into A Few TV Shows Lately
Especially Facebook! I do not like how there are so many people on there, who oppose me. Where I live in the Midwestern United States, that’s to be expected… My family and friends don’t get it, and I am rather … Continue Reading I Struggle With My Social Media Accounts
Schizoaffective disorder is my official diagnosis. A lot of times, my depression looks different, because I’ve become dependable and I don’t feel bad about myself (i.e. I don’t have poor self-esteem)! Not that everyone who’s depressed, has poor self-esteem btw… … Continue Reading When Your Depression Looks Different Than What It Used To
I was watching “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” and have been thinking about that and the military and a lot of other “get them while they’re young” organizations. You know, it is true? When you get someone to follow … Continue Reading What Makes You Value Something?
I don’t do that well! The difference between now and at any point in my life before I was diagnosed, is significant! I just want to be able to be more consistent in my day to day life! I have … Continue Reading I Think A Lot About How I Function
So, tomorrow is the general election here in the United States. And, most people have voted, or know who they are voting for. Faced with so much school debt, it has become all but impossible for even the smartest, most … Continue Reading Winning At All Costs: Education Woes
Nathan from MBNB made a post recently, that got me thinking about taking care of my mental health, and what that looks like “in general.” What exactly does it mean to take care of my mental health? Well, for me, … Continue Reading Taking Care Of Your Mental Health: What Does It Mean?