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Today is a new day, I forgive myself for yesterday…

Dr. Old School

So I was finally ready to see a psychiatrist. 1,119 more words

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The Positive Symptoms of Schizophrenia: Disorganized Speech and Behavior

Sometimes when I’m speaking my thought will stop mid way through and as a result I stop talking mid sentence. For example, once I was at the store and needed assistance getting an item that was behind a lock so I asked an associate “Can I get,” but before I could say “this please,” my thought stopped and so did my speech. 691 more words

Recognizing Early Warning Signs

Rarely does schizophrenia appear out of the blue. Although it has been known to happen that a person goes to sleep completely well and wakes up schizophrenic, most often there is a phase that we call prodrome. 405 more words

Recovery: A Lifelong Process

Recovery from schizophrenia for most of us is a lifelong process. I have heard of cases where people are completely symptom free to the point that they can even go off meds indefinitely, but this is rare. 383 more words

Do Antipsychotics do More Harm Than Good?

Today I was talking to a friend about my symptoms and he asked me if I was taking my medication. I said I was. He then said he wasn’t sure if antipsychotics do more harm than good or not. 541 more words

My flow arts journey

I’ve been wanting to get back into the flow arts lately – hoop dance flow and rope darting. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, it’s actually really cool. 1,103 more words

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