After a minor relapse I am doing better again, thanks to medicine and even more importantly removing stress from my life.   I cannot push myself the way I used to pre-schizophrenia days.  I am making good decisions and with the support of my family and friends am able to hold down a job, manage a household and keep myself healthy.  I am trying to exercise more these days, and little by little I get there.  I have decided not to go on to get my doctorate, it is enough the work I do now, working with families; although, I have a sense of loss when it comes to the end of the day.  Here is to acceptance, of what is now and what is to come…