So one of my New Year's Resolutions was a very personal one. As I may have mentioned, I have been hospitalized twice a year from 2015-2017. This year, I finally broke the cycle. As of today, I have been out of the hospital for a total of one year and two weeks. My goal was … Continue reading Celebration Time!
Starting Thursday, May 10th I fell into a bout of depression. I was sleeping in because my sleep schedule had been messed up and I was giving myself a lot of breaks on doing homework and being productive throughout the day. I was sleeping past noon, watching movies until nine, going to bed and repeating … Continue reading How Being Honest About My Depression and Living Situation Helped Me With School
If you want to read my second piece on coffee house writers, I am going to share part of it here and have the link for the rest here and at the end. I want to maximize my views on their website; I hope you understand. MY LIFE WITH SCHIZOAFFECTIVE DISORDER: A FORM OF SCHIZOPHRENIA … Continue reading My Life with Schizoaffective Disorder: A Form of Schizophrenia
So, everything has gotten pretty overwhelming in my life lately. I've been stressed out about a paper for school (that I had to re-write in a week, as I mentioned in a previous post), my hours at work have been stressful and long, and my writing has suffered. Not to mention that high levels of … Continue reading My Inability To Say “No”
For those of you who have bipolar, you know what I am talking about. That giddy, happy, productive phase where you can't sleep and have the urge to get lots of things done. For those of you who don't know, I will describe my last two manic phases to you. The time before last was … Continue reading Manic Phases
I know I've mentioned I'm schizo-affective before. For those of you who want a little more information on that, my earlier blog post is here. But I wanted to talk specifically about how schizophrenia affects my writing. In my last blog post, Distortion, I mentioned how I am embarrassed about what I read and write … Continue reading How Schizophrenia Affects My Writing
As I have said before I am an online student. I also work. It is hard to balance these things, especially when I am used to having a lot of free time. I sometimes look at the student Facebook group and feel bad, mostly because there are a lot of people who work full-time, take … Continue reading Busy Life: Dealing with Schizophrenia, School, and a Job