Got My Diagnosis Report. Some Questions.

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23 Apr 2014, 2:29 pm

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Are there ways to take tests to obtain qualifications in lieu of class time?

How's the music coming along?


There's a few that I'm looking at yes. The PHP certification may be beneficial. I'm considering getting involved in a few open source projects on GitHub, at least then I can show my profile, and all the help I've provided on these projects + my personal portfolio.

The music is going ok'ish lol. Had a few hours practice on the piano today, but got a banging headache at the moment so resting in bed with the laptop doing a bit of learning.



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23 Apr 2014, 3:04 pm

Sorry about the headache--not sorry about the learning.

I know this must have been a stressful day, and that you have to unwind.

Which day will you be deejaying?

I was thinking: if you wanted some kind motif/background for your deejaying, and you wanted to convey a bit of hip hop history, look some of the state design for "West Side Story." The difference: the Bronx was a bit more wide open than Manhattan. There are also stairs leading from one street to another, especially in the west Bronx. The schoolyard (playground) would have looked similar, though.



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23 Apr 2014, 3:12 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
Sorry about the headache--not sorry about the learning.

I know this must have been a stressful day, and that you have to unwind.

Which day will you be deejaying?

I was thinking: if you wanted some kind motif/background for your deejaying, and you wanted to convey a bit of hip hop history, look some of the state design for "West Side Story." The difference: the Bronx was a bit more wide open than Manhattan. There are also stairs leading from one street to another, especially in the west Bronx. The schoolyard (playground) would have looked similar, though.


Not sure when my next DJing gig will be. The last one was a bit of a mess. I done it - long story but I went back. But having spoken to a number of DJ's and people who were there they said DJing live is totally different and the first few gigs will be a struggle. So I'm prepared. At least I know what to expect next time and I learnt a lot from the experience.

As for the motif, well, for my Hip Hop productions yeah that'd be awesome. Will take a look at those. My DJing is House music though, I don't play HIp Hop, mainly because there's not a big audience for the old skool Hip Hop in the UK ... and I love my Detroit and Deep House too :p



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23 Apr 2014, 3:57 pm

Remember: People didn't wear "hip hop" fashions when hip hop started. Black men had afros. The afro pick was frequently in the afro. They tended to look either like pimps from "SuperFly," wearing "leisure suits," with either a wide-brimmed or (a bit later) Kangol hat. Or they wore tank tops and basketball shorts, and carried boom boxes on their shoulders. Maybe around the early 80's, some people began wearing "hip hop"-type fashions.

Of course, you mention that you do "house music."

The fashions of "house music" of that time were similar. Until 1980, it was known as "disco." Then it evolved into Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam-type stuff in the mid 1980s. or a group called "D-train," named for the D subway line.

The epitome of house music around 1990 was "Groove in the Heart."

You should google 70's or early 80's fashion.

Sorry for loading you up with information. Feel better. Get some rest. It seemed like it was a stressful day for you.



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23 Apr 2014, 4:18 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
Remember: People didn't wear "hip hop" fashions when hip hop started. Black men had afros. The afro pick was frequently in the afro. They tended to look either like pimps from "SuperFly," wearing "leisure suits," with either a wide-brimmed or (a bit later) Kangol hat. Or they wore tank tops and basketball shorts, and carried boom boxes on their shoulders. Maybe around the early 80's, some people began wearing "hip hop"-type fashions.

Of course, you mention that you do "house music."

The fashions of "house music" of that time were similar. Until 1980, it was known as "disco." Then it evolved into Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam-type stuff in the mid 1980s. or a group called "D-train," named for the D subway line.

The epitome of house music around 1990 was "Groove in the Heart."

You should google 70's or early 80's fashion.

Sorry for loading you up with information. Feel better. Get some rest. It seemed like it was a stressful day for you.


Taking it all in. Yeah it's been a bit stressful :( I think it's time for a film. Maybe "Juice" (I bet you've seen it).



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23 Apr 2014, 9:30 pm

Why don't you talk or email her about the disagreements. There were a couple of factual misstatements in my report that I got changed just by requesting it.

I had similar reaction to you. It is shocking to see your life on paper. It was very shocking to read others perceptions of me. Here on WP we discuss one or a couple of aspects of it at a time. On the diagnostic report it is all in one place. I found that very humbling.


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23 Apr 2014, 10:02 pm

I take Quetaipine. I never heard of it before until I was hospitalized and they gave it to me to calm me. It really helped. After I was released I asked my doctor to put me on a low dose. I don't know to much about it, just that it is different from risperidol (I had a bad reaction to that). I also tried abilify and that did nothing for me. What I do know is that it is the first thing I have ever found that calm my head and let me sleep very well, also without feeling like crap in the morning like sleeping pills did.

I was taking it in the morning to, but I found it made me a little sluggish at work. I now just take it before bed. While I am not officially diagnosed (I meet that doctor tomorrow), I do suggest trying it out if you do have trouble falling asleep. I also tried abilify and that did nothing for me.



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23 Apr 2014, 10:06 pm

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had similar reaction to you. It is shocking to see your life on paper. It was very shocking to read others perceptions of me. Here on WP we discuss one or a couple of aspects of it at a time. On the diagnostic report it is all in one place. I found that very humbling.


This brings back memories. I 100% agree. It was shocking and quite a bit depressing. Probably, because it was so accurate.



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23 Apr 2014, 11:03 pm

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ASPartOfMe wrote:
had similar reaction to you. It is shocking to see your life on paper. It was very shocking to read others perceptions of me. Here on WP we discuss one or a couple of aspects of it at a time. On the diagnostic report it is all in one place. I found that very humbling.


This brings back memories. I 100% agree. It was shocking and quite a bit depressing. Probably, because it was so accurate.

Exactly


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23 Apr 2014, 11:06 pm

I was on Quetiapine for a while, its an anti-psychotic, i had to take it during meltdowns to avoid hitting anyone, it knocks you out is what it does.


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24 Apr 2014, 9:02 am

Ah yes, I forgot to mention that Quetiapine can be sedating at doses indicated for depression. But usually if you take it at night it's not that bad. At least it wasn't for me anyway. But I was on 400mg. Too high for depression, but too low for my psychosis.


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