Category Archives: College Life

Life Today

Did I mention I’m tired all the time?  I’ve thought about writing several times this past week, but just felt too exhausted to drum up the energy. Part of it is, I think, the amount of trauma work I do.  … Continue reading

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Allow Me To (Re)Introduce Myself

It’s been too damn long, and you might not remember me.  Then again, I’ve changed a bit: I’m on my final semester in grad school.  I’ve almost achieved my MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling I’m interning at a minimum … Continue reading

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Enjoying Some Freedom

After having to make some adjustments, the Latuda is working extremely well.  My mother says it’s like having me back; I’ve been withdrawn for so long.  Now my adventurous spirit is returning, and I’m far more outgoing.  In fact, I’m … Continue reading

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Getting – And Staying – On Track

I saw my APRN and am working through things.  I was on a low dose of Latuda, and it simply may not have been therapeutic levels for me.  We’ve increased the dosage, and two days later it seems to be … Continue reading

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Hanging In There

I have been up, down, and all around since the last time I wrote.   At the moment I’m falling on the depressed end.  My therapist has been sharing space with another one.  The other lady, Laura, has a sweet little … Continue reading

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Out of Control

The past few days have been rough.  I waited until the last minute to do homework (more on that shortly), so had to dedicate myself to that.  Then school, quite frankly, sucked.  Specifically, Thursday night classes were a waste.  I … Continue reading

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Laziness Rewarded

I managed to review the chapters, and survived the class discussion.  The fact that I was mentally napping throughout should be overlooked.  My eyes were open and my lips were flapping out pertinent sounds.  That counts as class participation, so … Continue reading

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Examples

Here’s what I mean about lack of focus. Last week’s Wednesday class (Career Counseling) was cancelled due to the snow storm.  This means that it’s been a couple of weeks since we met, and a couple of weeks since I … Continue reading

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Two Days In A Row

Hello again. This is me not doing my homework because, quite frankly, it couldn’t get much duller.  Three chapters on career development in children, which is basically child development.  Again.  Over it. I’m a bit cranky today.  I have tendonitis … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Changes

So much going on, so much on my mind. I’ve been put on a different medication to treat my bipolar.   It’s a new one, called Latuda.  Overall I think I like it.  I no longer feel anxious all the time, … Continue reading

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