The Dopamine Flux

Living A Full Life With Mental Health Issues


I should’ve seen it coming a mile way. I’m know myself better than anyone, right? Better than any doctor, psychiatrist, therapist, right? But I thought I would be fine. I’m late posting this, very late, because today (see: this morning) I went through a grueling emotional rollercoaster, and physical turmoil. I didn’t have my medication. …

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Hey guys! I’m excited to say that I am partaking in an art project out of New York. It’s called the Brooklyn Art Project. You buy a sketchbook from them, it’s already decked out with a barcode and instructions. You send it back to them, and they put it on file for other people to …

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So I was recently prescribed the generic form of Geodon, ziprasidone. First day I took it was kinda crazy. I felt nauseous for 30 minutes. Then I got dizzy and fell asleep for, maybe, 6 hours. Did all that the second day, as well. Today is the third day on geodon. I felt nauseous, again, …

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I seemed to have ended my depressive episode. Which is great! I’ve been taking Care/Of vitamins, too. Which you read in my last post. This is only day 2, and I feel pretty amazing. I did on the first day, too. Here’s my mood chart since the beginning of February. I believe it’s partly my …

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I think I might have overcome the depressive episode, or starting to. Which is great. I’m not yet doing the things I fully should, but i’ve got headway on a few things. I have been searching for a new job I have ordered my planner for my hustle & flow. My mom bought me candles …

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So I seemingly keep having breakdown, after breakdown, after breakdown. And crying spells, this week. Here’s the real deal, I’ve been pretty much an “invalid” for 10 years. I say that because I’ve been laying in my bed all day, everyday, for that long. The first 4 years of that I was very sick with …

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Wow. It’s so interesting when you find out something about yourself that you seem to deny often, yet accept anyway, just because. My diagnoses as it stands is Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar Subtype. I never really accepted the bipolar part, because I saw myself as more of a depressed person. According to my Daylio mood chart, …

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