hi I’m Courey and I’m on here because I’m just having problems in my life its hard to find a job I’m single and lonely and no friends so I just like to take the time and say I need help with things in my life I think I don’t get the help I need sometimes I can be suicidal but I kno better but I just need friends and help I hate being single I want a woman and start a family but its hard right now so I’m stuck and need advice
I had always been different. From a young age I was rebellious and had no filter. My Mother tried to keep me out of trouble but trouble just seemed to find me. In my adolescence, after years of family fights and struggles and me always feeling like something just wasn’t right with me, I agreed to talk to a therapist. Immediately my therapist referred me to a psychiatrist, who diagnosed me as bipolar 1. I was put on medication and sent home. I never took my meds back then, in fact it took me years of acceptance to finally come to terms with the idea of having mental illness. I dropped out of high school and hit rock bottom. I was admitted to behavioral health units and went through some treatment plans before I finally saw the importance of medication and really understood what my diagnosis was all about. Ever since that reality hit I have taken my treatment more seriously and have been on better terms with my family. I have graduated with my GED at age 24 and am hopeful that with all my everyday ups and downs I can one day hit a full recovery.
Our son has lived with Schizoaffective Disorder for about 13 years. He is now 33. He lives with me, his mother and his father. He took medications for 10 years. He then decided on his own to go off all medications which initially was stressful. He has learned to cope with his symptoms without medications. His grooming has improved remarkably, as well as his organization skills. He lost 30 lb. almost immediately which made him feel better about himself. He has become a vegan and eats minimal gluten. I believe gluten may be the final piece of puzzle, which he is beginning to research and lean toward. (It must be his idea) He still has anxiety in social situations, as well as OCD, but has improved so much from his original state of being. I believe the meds stabilized him and am so happy for them initially. However in his case, 10 years later, diet has helped tremendously. Gluten has been associated with autism and schizophrenia in many case studies. Perhaps it could help in your case also. Blessings and strength to you. Hope brings good things.
My name is Jeff.
The fight I’m in doesn’t have referee
At times, I could be fighting myself. Sometimes these are brutal rounds.
A fighter is supposed to protect himself at all times.
Does my corner see?
This is life.
My life’s not a Sport viewed by millions in order to be entertained and inspired.
Being a good sport.
1. I have issues.
2. I don’t always know what to do.
Confusing as it is.
1. people care.
2.not in words alone,
WHO IS IT I’M FIGHTING?
I am a mother of a Bi Polar, Schizophrenic daughter. My daughter started having symptoms @ the age of 9. She had multiple attempts @ suicide and multiple admissions to psych hospitals. It’s extremely hard to raise a mentally ill child, however all you parents out there and family members PLEASE do not give up. It took time for her to accpet her illness. She is now 32 years old and with her accepting her illness and seeking help and medications my daughter now lives a full life. She is married and has twins that are almost two years old. She did have to go off her medications during pregnanacy which at times could be challenging (but mangeable). She choose not to breast feed so she could get back on her medications and I have never seen her happier. She is an awesome mom. So all you parents like I said before never give up. I am now a grandma which I did not beleive would ever be in my life time. Life is great!!!
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