I have schizoaffective disorder, and I am to a degree, high-functioning (whatever that means). And, I can’t tell you how … Continue Reading When You’re High Functioning, Your Problems Might Get Overlooked
So, I really am not doing “good.” I go in phases of being “so-so” to really having a lot of “mental anguish.” And, I want to be as transparent as I can with this. Especially as I recently met with … Continue Reading Update On My Blogging
I’ve written about some of this before, adding more detail with each update. My voices started when I was 24 … Continue Reading How My Life Changed With These Schizophrenia Symptoms
In this three part series, I’ve been sharing instances of “when my mind plays tricks on me.” Now, I’d like … Continue Reading When Your Mind Plays Tricks On You: An Exercise In Awareness (Part 3/3)
In the last post, I shared some of the things, that I’ve been through in my life. Delusions and hallucinations. … Continue Reading When Your Mind Plays Tricks On You: An Exercise In Awareness (Part 2/3)
I had my first psychotic break in the late 1990’s. Shortly after 2000, I regularly began taking my medications. It … Continue Reading When Your Mind Plays Tricks On You: An Exercise In Awareness (Part 1/3)
I can’t always do this, but I have noticed (as many anxiety sufferers probably have) that many of the things … Continue Reading I Am Learning To Double And Triple Check Many Beliefs
NOTE: This post is about my psychosis experience, but I also wanted to say that chronic illnesses “in general” cause … Continue Reading I Am The Exception Rather Than The Rule: Intentionality And My Experience With Psychosis
Disclaimer: This Site is intended to provide general knowledge, and is not intended to serve as medical advice of any … Continue Reading Struggling? Newly Diagnosed? A Message For Families Of Those With Psychosis!
NOTE: This essay was written awhile ago. I am more stable at this time. I have chronic schizoaffective disorder (depressive … Continue Reading Why You’ll Think Of Me As Being Symptomatic Right Now (Part Of A Series Of Essays)
I hate this shit. Truly. You can’t make this stuff up! I thought (and still wonder) if Bernie dropping out … Continue Reading Today I Thought That Bernie Sanders Dropped Out Because Of My Blog
I just want to get this down. And, for the record, I have no alcohol or street drugs in my … Continue Reading I Am Afraid Of The Government!
Here is an article published earlier today, discussing the age old argument of nature vs. nurture in schizophrenia: https://www.npr.org/2020/04/05/826695581/in-hidden-valley-road-a-familys-journey-helps-shift-the-science-of-mental-illnes
I can discuss my symptoms until I am blue in the face. And, don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind … Continue Reading People Don’t Understand Schizophrenia And Probably Never Will
Please tell me the difference between feeling well and being on the “recovery” path. Because I don’t know. Because I … Continue Reading Feeling Well And/Or Being On The “Recovery” Path
I recall feeling extremely different before the crux of my psychotic breaks. I was a handsome young man, in school, … Continue Reading The Trade-Off Is Real: The Perils Of Pre-Illness To Full-Blown Illness