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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I finished my certification training! I feel like I passed with flying colors, but we shall see in a couple of weeks or so. Had a good, but extremely hectic past week. Which explains why I missed the monday blog post yesterday. Training, plus trying to finish moving into my new apartment. I absolutely love …

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Hey guys! I wrote into The Mighty. Which is a health website for both physical and mental health issues, as well as a forum/community. I sent my story in about the time I was sick with psychosis. I didn’t think much would come from it, because the submit page said they can’t get a chance …

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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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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 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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