At the age of 24, Adrianne Roberts was struggling to make sense of the hallucinations and delusions she was experiencing because of her undiagnosed schizophrenia. Adrianne’s symptoms continued to escalate until her friends took her to the hospital and Adrianne was finally able to get treatment. Now, the 27 year-old woman has shared her inspiring story with the Chilliwack Times in “Into the Eye of the Storm: A Journey with Schizophrenia.”
Adrianne Roberts was one of the chosen few.
She was being monitored by satellites, selected for her uniqueness, and her watchers were able to communicate directly to her wherever she was.
At first it was entertaining, but things quickly got intense for the young Chilliwack woman.
“It would switch over from really positive thoughts like, ‘I love you. You’re special. Keep going. You’re doing well,’” Roberts says. “Then all of a sudden it would be like, ‘You’re dying. You’re gonna die. There’s no point in existing.’”
She was 24 at the time and still had not been diagnosed with schizophrenia, but was struggling to make sense of what was happening to her.
There were between 30 and 40 voices, some celebrities and some family members.
Outside of her new reality, friends and family drifted out of her life, scared by the new Adrianne.
Then one day she found herself in a friend’s backyard, smashing a window—by that point under the command of the voices in her mind.
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