Category: Schizophrenia

I’m worried Gavin’s becoming paronoid

Something Gavin brought up during his visit with Dr. Moodley in Pediatric Neurology, had nothing to do with why he was there. Dr. Moodley was trying to involve Gavin in as much of his health care as was possible. Clearly it’s not possible but I like that he tried anyway. When asked if there was …

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Schizophrenia in Real-Life: How we’re addressing the voices

I wanted to take a few minutes and update you on Gavin’s current status. We’ve been dealing with the return of voices and they’ve been instructing him to change the way he takes his meds. We spoke to his psychologist and here’s what’s going on. Please be sure to subscribe for future, weekly updates.

This isn’t good

I spoke previously about Gavin changing the way he takes his medication. I also shared how we suspect that the voices in his head are the ones telling him to do this because it wasn’t us (see As if life wasn’t already hard enough, it seems the voices are back). We’re seeing further evidence that …

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As if life wasn’t already hard enough, it seems the voices are back

Last night, Gavin came downstairs after being in bed for a couple of hours, mumbling something about a glass of water and claiming to be wheezing. He was heavily sedated and that’s not necessarily normal for him. With no changes having been made to his meds, there shouldn’t be any change to the way they …

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Sadly, he’s hearing voices again

Gavin had a pretty good day, at least physically. On his first full day of being an adult, he spent a large part of it hearing voices. Gavin’s was officially diagnosed with Schizophrenia a few years ago. This is far from the first time Gavin’s heard voices. In fact, he sorta lives in a perpetual …

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Is this a new hallucination or just a dream?

Gavin’s been doing okay as far as his Schizophrenia is concerned. We see the obvious symptoms every single day because they’ve never been completely controlled. Thankfully, Gavin’s hallucinations are not as dark as they used to be and they used to be really dark. I never know what to think when he tells me about …

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