The Dopamine Flux

Living A Full Life With Mental Health Issues


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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This issue hasn’t exactly got me tossing and turning yet, but I’m almost there. It could be called something of a “Quarter-Life Crisis”. Not sure if it applies to me. I am though going through some sort of existential crisis. I am 24 years old. I will be 25 in some number of months (not …

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I was doing well for a bit, and at first didn’t have time to write here the past week because my schedule was pretty busy. My schedule is still busy, but then I started really going downhill. I started having more episodes, and they have been becoming more severe. I’m in denial, I think, that …

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I was in the hospital for a week. That would make about something above 12 or 13th time. I’m not going to go into it now but…way above.   Im tired of these. Mostly scared. They do change your environment and thats good for awhile. the doctor didnt really care about me. thats usual. im …

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