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 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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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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