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Sharing My Experience at a Buddhist Meeting

John came with me to my Buddhist study meeting last night and during the last half of the meeting, we had an open discussion. I was able to share a little bit of my experience from the past few years and I was very glad that I did. I wasn’t quite sure what to say…
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Happy New Year! Here’s to Great Communication Skills!

Happy New Year! John & I had a terrific dinner in Capitola on New Year’s Eve with grilled mahi mahi and rice. Delicious! We walked back in the chill night air counting stars along the way. I invited a friend to join me for New Year’s prayer at the Buddhist center and afterward John and…
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No Longer Giving the Voices Power!

I’ve noticed over the past few days that the voices (the yelling male voice & the quiet male & female voices) have been less present. We spent Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with John’s family and enjoyed an excellent prime rib and ham dinner, courtesy of our brother-in-law. I realized late in the day on…
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New Coping Techniques To Disregard the Voices

I met with my psychiatrist early Monday morning. We mainly discussed the fact that I’ve stopped taking the anti-psychotic medications that he had been prescribing for me. I had been on 800mg of Seroquel XL and 9mg of Invega, both of which I stopped taking. He was definitely glad that I told him about the…
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How Our Lives Have Changed

I haven’t heard much from the voices these past few days in Colorado. A little yelling, and a little whispering here and there but that’s about it. I really enjoy spending time with my mom and dad and I only wish that John had been able to join me. I know that he’s really supporting…
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