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Why I still love him

When something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t! The post on releasing anxiety, part I, was just the beginning of explaining the troubles I faced while in a long time relationship with someone who in the end, I found out was more deceitful and sicker than I was. 1,092 more words

Love

Anxiety Release...Part I

Here are the results of having a relationship and managing a disorder so depilating to the mind as Schizoaffective Disorder. This is the saddest and most profound mention in this blog to this disorder that I will try to shed some light into and how easily those with mental illness can be manipulated, abused, and confronted with disturbing patterns created by those who as I like to put it, “Play Games”. 365 more words

So, the Gabapentin isn't working that well

I’m on 300mg (I know, low dose, but my pdoc is being conservative because I’ve had reactions to anticonvulsant mood stabilizers in the past, like Stevens Johnson Syndrome with Lamictal) of Gabapentin and it isn’t doing anything. 1,124 more words

Continuing Disability Form, and New Employment Oracle Card

The Government is going to make a choice about me soon. Will they continue my disability? They might request an interview, and I have been trying to put into my head how I will explain my situation. 708 more words

Beginnings

Moment By Moment

Photo taken by contributor Liz Gilbert, a 28-year-old graphic arts student who resides in North Canton, Ohio. 15 years ago, Liz was diagnosed with Schizoaffective Disorder after her first hospital stay. 144 more words

Photography

November 14 tangles, anxiety day

I woke up feeling really anxious and took my meds, it didn’t help much, so I was drawing for a bit to distract myself. This is my first tangle of the day. 189 more words

Doodle Art

Paranoia

It’s hard to explain psychosis. It’s even harder to draw it. Yes, I hear voices, have delusions, get paranoid and more. No, I’m not violent (true fact: those with mental illness are more likely to be the victims of a crime than commit the crime itself) but my mind can get pretty scary. 170 more words

Doodle Art