The Dopamine Flux

Living A Full Life With Mental Health Issues

The short answer is: Yes The longer answer is: It depends, because for some it may not be possible. I was very ill for the good first five years of my twenties. I was put on many medications, including injectables. Which the injectables helped short-term, but beyond that, they were a bit of a catch-22 …

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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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The catch-up week was good. I finished pretty much everything I needed to do. I turned in my TEDx video pitch for the nomination I received. I did not end up going to the poetry jam, because I have been super tired with medication changes, but I planned out some other things for the rest …

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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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