Hallucinations

Voices Fill My Head With Blood and Self-hatred

I was diagnosed with Schizoaffective Disorder a quite a few years ago. “Schizoaffective disorder is a condition in which a person experiences a combination of schizophrenia symptoms — such as hallucinations or delusions — and mood disorder symptoms, such as mania or depression.” – Mayoclinic.org One of the reasons for this particular diagnoses was that…

“That is what madness is, isn't it? All the wheels fly off the bus and things don't make sense any more. Or rather, they do, but it's not a kind of sense anyone else can understand.” ― Audrey Niffenegger

I just want to be like everyone else but I’m not – I am mentally ill

It’s hard to explain to someone what it’s like to have a mental illness. It’s hard to even admit that you have one. I’ve struggled my whole life trying to put a name to what I was feeling. Hell, doctors even have a hard time attaching a label on what you are experiencing. When I…