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Do you feel “normal” on meds

Other than some pretty severe negative symptoms I’ve been feeling pretty “normal” lately.

Minimal mood and anxiety symptoms.

No delusions and except for hearing something strange the other day, I’m not hallucinating.

Do you feel “normal” on your meds?

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that I suffer with schizoaffective disorder.

I’ve been feeling pretty “average” lately.

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Yes im quite stable.i just have hypocondriac obbsessions about my health.no paranoia or delusions

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I guess it’s all relative. I’m “normal” for me right now, and have been for a few months. Working hard in therapy to improve. As far as positive symptoms go, I am by no means free of them. Maybe a 75% reduction, and that’s about all I can expect before I get snowed by meds and become a bag of side effects. But you could say a diabetic is normal if their blood sugar is 90. Or a hypertensive person is taking calcium channels blockers and has a blood pressure of 110/70. I’m relearning how to love myself even though I reserve extreme disdain for society and other people.

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yes I feel great on prolixin generic…fluphenazine…wonder drug for me…lost ninety five pounds on this med and still losing…thirty more pounds to go.

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I feel pretty normal on meds.
Off meds I either have brainfog and a lot of symptoms, both positive and negative, or I’m almost manic.
On meds I feel alert, present, and relatively normal functioning

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i feel ok on my meds… i know i’m not the same like most “normal” people but i’m doing well these days…

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I’ve never felt “normal” compared to others for as long as I’ve lived. Maybe even longer if Shirley MacLaine is right about how things work. Either I’m functional or I’m not, that’s how I measure it.

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Yeah by “normal” I mean functional.

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Yes, I feel quite normal on meds. However, my self-esteem is basically very low. I don’t even know how I can make myself feel better.

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I feel normal on meds.

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Other than not sleeping as well as I used to on Zyprexa then Risperdal, I feeling fine on Abilify.

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Yes i was living it up for 4 years on Latuda pretty well now i need to switch to something else (Abilify) on 5mg right now gonna ask them to juice me up to 10mg on Monday hopefully it works wish me luck.

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Good luck. I needed 15mg of Abilify.

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