The Dopamine Flux

Living A Full Life With Mental Health Issues

It’s been a really tough past week for me. I don’t have the correct medications to get me through the day, and subsequently I’ve been not the best. Money is tight, as well. Thank God for the love of the people around me. My Dad, and my friend, Tamara. Without either of them, I know …

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Hey guys! Hope your weekend was kind to you! I have been absolutely exhausted due to a new raise on the dosage of my medication. I had debated about raising it with my doctor, for about 2 months. We did it, and now I seem unable to function daily with this new dosage so far. …

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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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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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