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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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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 »
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 »
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 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 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Recent post by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia I deleted my most recent post. I feel like sometimes when I write this blog, my mind takes a negative turn. I don't want to do that anymore. I will write more when I am ... Read on »
NYC bound by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia My parents treat me a whole lot better these days. My mother recently found a poem I wrote dedicated to her and she told me the reason she did not hang it up was because she ... 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 »
Kittens! by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia This morning was a rough one, I had some trouble waking up at 7:30. I was supposed to get up at 7, but then I tried for 7:30 and finally I woke up at 7:45. I wanted to have ... Read on »
Poetry by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia So I've been a bit bored lately, as my boyfriend has been very busy with school, and besides him I have about two irl (in real life) friends. Then there's my sister. My supp ... Read on »
To me it did by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia Tonight I went to a NAMI peer-to-peer meeting and shared some of my story of what happened to my life when I got sick. The emotions I felt while I was sharing were pretty st ... Read on »
Repeat patient by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia So now that I am home again, I have lots of time to fill. In the hospital I was coloring in little kids coloring books with crayons and colored pencils. It is a good way to ... 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 »
"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 »
Letting go... by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia I called my therapist this morning and she answered. I have an appointment for tomorrow morning at 10. She is about 45 minutes away from me, and there will probably be traff ... Read on »
Reality sets in by psychgrl Posted in: Blog Posts in Schizophrenia My therapist wants me to move out of my house- to get on a housing list again besides the one for couples housing. Couples housing might take years to get, and she thinks I s ... Read on »