Recovery from Schizophrenia

I have been so busy the last few days that my recovery from Schizophrenia hasn’t even been an issue now that I am in full remission. This is thanks to kratom, an herbal supplement available in only some places in the world along with a lower dose of my anti-psychotics. Ironically, now that I am […]

Beyond Psychosis

I’m ready for real life beyond psychosis. I’m always amazed how God works in various areas of my life even when I don’t pray. I prayed a lot when I was psychotic and now am busy living my sane life free from all delusions. So maybe I have quite a bit of prayers in the […]

Psychosis Recovery Inventory

This psychosis recovery inventory is aimed to help learn when one may be entering psychosis. My partial recovery story began in 2008. This was when I was first put on anti-psychotics for schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder. Anti-psychotics did stop the most annoying positive symptoms, mainly auditory and tactile hallucinations. But it did not stop the delusions, which […]

What if I am psychotic right now?

Do you ever wish you could remember everything good in your life and forget all the seemingly bad? I do all the time. Being on Quora, the question and answer site that I am currently obsessed with and have spent hours losing track of time, makes me remember much of my brain (mental) health issues. […]

A Brain (mental) Health Blog

I am coming out of my Covid cocoon for a moment to welcome some new visitors to my site. My name is Victoria Marie Alonso and I have run this blog since 2013 Noshameinschizophrenia or My personal recovery from Schizophrenia. I was diagnosed in 2008, with full blown psychotic break happening 2006-2008; my psychiatric issues […]