School Can Be Stressful

I’m going to school online for computer programming. I have a project due Monday night. I’ve been working on it since Thursday. I had to create a website and create two technical diagrams in addition to writing a paper explaining diagrams in the design process of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). I only have two more paragraphs to go which I’m unsure of so I emailed the instructor. I’m very proud of myself for starting early and handling the stress well. In the past the demon would have been screaming at me. I also just got ECT last week so that helps. But compared to when I was first diagnosed with schizophrenia I’m light years ahead of where I used to be. It helps that it’s online also. The stress of a classroom didn’t work well for me.The diagrams were very frustrating to create as the software was not cooperating, but I’m cool as a cucumber. This gives me hope for when I finish my degree and enter the real world again (I’ve been on disability and haven’t worked since 2010).


That’s great! You handled the stress. congratulations

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Thanks Jake!! I appreciate the support.

Good for you. You sound like your doing great. Very cool.

It sounds like your coping will with a stress trigger. For me stress will cue the head circus.

It sounds like you’ll be off disability very soon.

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Congratulations on doing so well. I’m in school too–the brick and mortar type, and I agree that it can be stressful. You’ll be off disability in no time. Computer programmers are highly sought after.

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SunGirl, that’s awesome! So we all are in school, how are you all doing? I took my first exam of the semester today in Elementary Logic and I felt pretty good about it and finished early (like always). It was a good start to the semester and I feel confident about this semester now.

I’m a psych major, taking psych courses, logic and french.

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That’s awesome you’re confident about it that’s always a good sign…I’m doing good…one A minus the rest are A’s…I have a 3.96 GPA…this is a hard class though…very technical but I like it…hey my major is IT.

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