The Dopamine Flux

Living A Full Life With Mental Health Issues

I have finished my video pitch for my TEDx nomination. So, just have to wait til mid to late January to see if I’ve been chosen for 2020. Thanksgiving was good, at max. I didn’t realize how drained people made me. I’ve been all about people for a couple or years now, growing out of …

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Literally. And all I can think about everyday. I just want things to be better between us. Obviously, if he didn’t love me, or like me, he wouldn’t have proposed! So I definitely need to do my part. I have considered couples counseling, but now that I think about it, so much of the problem, …

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It happened. The thing I have been waiting for, for FOREVER! It’s great! It really is, and I feel like life has opened up so many more doors for me. On the other hand, some people will have negative things to say. One, (and kind of only), being my Mom. She was upset that My …

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My mom called me today. I don’t have a very good relationship with her. She goes on and on about two things with me: my health, and me being overweight, and my financial status. She is very judgemental, and at times, can be rude about things. Almost no filter coming from her. Today I asked …

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I was very sick for about 3-4 years in my early twenties. I went off the grid and deleted every single social media I had. I’m so close to doing that again. While I may not actually do that, I don’t feel welcome just about anywhere in life. My so called friends haven’t called me. …

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So I did it. I finally became independent. It only took 28 years! Moving out is so cathartic, yet it is bittersweet to visit parents at home. Here I am, with the love of my life, blogging, in our own place. How awesome! Right? Well, yes, but to an extent. The cons? Well, the bills, …

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