Monthly Archives: August 2016

Work

So my mood has been mostly stable for the past few days. I think the exercising and eating and other healthy habits really made a difference. Now on to my next project… tutoring. I have three students today, which is … Continue reading

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Working hard

Meds don’t work by themselves. I’ve been working hard to do everything I can to supplement… keeping busy, cooking healthy, sleeping, and exercising. At the moment I’m teetering on depression again. My energy is very low and in general I … Continue reading

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Diagnoses and stability

This week has been pretty interesting in terms of learning about psychiatric diagnosis. I’m participating in a huge-scale research study on psychosis. Yesterday I did the diagnostic interview; today I get some more tests (an EEG, maybe an MRI). My … Continue reading

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Inpatient treatment

Last monday I was admitted to hospital following a deterioration of my depressive episode. Overall it was stressful, but I manage to power through and survive some important med tweaks. An interesting thing came up in the process of describing … Continue reading

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Depression and delusions

I’ve fallen back into depression, which is not surprising given the stressfulness of my language program and the recent death of my uncle. Unfortunately, my depression has me wandering back into dangerous territory. I’m apparently experiencing psychotic thoughts (according to … Continue reading

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