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psychgrl

I've lived with mental illness for most of my life. It started out as Depression in my teens, and then by the time I was 20 I started having symptoms of Schizophrenia. I went untreated until I was 20. Some of the emotional pain from my childhood is still with me. This blog is about my life... Full Bio
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"Mental" by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia So I am kind of annoyed/angered by a new show coming out called Mental. They seemed to try to sell the show by playing a new song by The Fray during the commercial advertisem ... Read on »
A good first day and a bad dream... by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia My first day at the internship (on the job!) went well. I got there an hour early and sat in my car in the shade until a few minutes before I had to be there. People were ... Read on »
A good first day and a bad dream... by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia My first day at the internship (on the job!) went well. I got there an hour early and sat in my car in the shade until a few minutes before I had to be there. People were fa ... Read on »
A start of a new chapter... by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia Tomorrow I start my internship. I am just relaxing and getting ready tonight. I have to wake up early tomorrow; I am going to leave myself about an hour extra for the comm ... Read on »
A start of a new chapter... by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia Tomorrow I start my internship. I am just relaxing and getting ready tonight. I have to wake up early tomorrow; I am going to leave myself about an hour extra for the commut ... Read on »
After all... by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia So I've had some caffeine and figured I'd write while there were some words in me. Perhaps my meds are too strong. My psychiatrist is going to lower my medication because ... Read on »
Angry by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia So I've been a little bit angry lately. One thing that bothered me was that someone from my internship was kicked out (when I was out doing my interviews) because she was g ... Read on »
Angry by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia So I've been a little bit angry lately. One thing that bothered me was that someone from my internship was kicked out (when I was out doing my interviews) because she was get ... Read on »
Anxiety and Depression by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia I've been working at the clinic and university as part of the internship for a couple of weeks now. My anxiety isn't as bad as I thought it would be. At least ... Read on »
Back from the hospital by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia I haven't written a post in so long because I was in the psych ward for a week. I started having trouble sleeping with nightmares and only a few hours of sleep, so I called m ... Read on »
Believing by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia I had an intense therapy session today with my psychologist, Sally. Basically I told her about an incident following watching part of a family home video on Thanksgiving ... Read on »
Car accident by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia It has been a long time since I last posted. Things are going well with my internship, I am getting to work on time without a problem. Waking up in the morning isn't reall ... Read on »
Car accident by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia It has been a long time since I last posted. Things are going well with my internship, I am getting to work on time without a problem. Waking up in the morning isn't really ... Read on »
Death of a world icon by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia Yesterday I was deeply saddened by the news that Michael Jackson had passed away. I was in my dining room, had just finished dinner, when my sister called. I am glad I heard ... Read on »
Falling by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia Well, an unfortunate event occurred. I fell down the stairs at my house and sprained my ankle pretty bad. The doctor at the hospital said I sprained a ligament. I am sup ... Read on »
Family Vacation by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia This weekend I am going to be on a family vacation. My mom, dad, sister and I will be going upstate NY. It's our first family vacation in 9 years. We went in August of 2000 ... Read on »
Got it! by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia I received a phone call this afternoon from the internship that I applied and interviewed for many months ago. They told me that I was accepted. I start Monday August 10th. ... Read on »
Internship placement and knee pain by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia I just received a phone call from the University I attended, they said they were calling to see how I am doing, but what they were really calling for was a donation. When s ... Read on »
Internship placement and knee pain by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia I just received a phone call from the University I attended, they said they were calling to see how I am doing, but what they were really calling for was a donation. When she ... Read on »
Job Issues/Support by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia I had an upsetting phone conversation with my aunt this morning. It was about my internship. I am thinking of looking for a competitive job while I am at this internship. ... Read on »