Category Archives: Neil’s Story

This posts detail the integral events in Neil’s life from before his diagnosis to his continuing success in school today.

Musing for the future

I know I took a long break from this blog. Forgive me, personal issues made it rather hard to post. Unfortunately, I can’t really go into much detail about it. Suffice to say I had a series of events that … Continue reading

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Graduation from my Masters

Yesterday on October 13, 2012 convocation was held at Brock University. I received my degree of Master of Science in Mathematics. I also had the extreme honour and privilege of being the only graduate student selected by the Brock University … Continue reading

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And I made the Toronto Star

Okay, so hopefully I won’t let the fact that Canada’s largest circulation newspaper thought my story was interesting go to my head. The article is here. Excerpt: When the first-year calculus midterm rolled round, two thirds of the class failed. … Continue reading

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Gradumakation

This is a part of an ongoing series on my journey. For previous posts check out the Neil’s Story Category. You want to know the funny thing about being a mathematics major? I am actually very bad at counting. Case in … Continue reading

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Research

This is a part of an ongoing series on my journey. For previous posts check out the Neil’s Story Category. I always like to tell a brief anecdote about how all this started. My supervisor asked me, well I guess … Continue reading

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My Friends

This is a part of an ongoing series on my journey. For previous posts check out the Neil’s Story Category. When we last left off, I was just freshly back at school and had shot up to the top of … Continue reading

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Back to School

This is part of my ongoing series of posts detailing my journey with schizophrenia. I’ve talked about the beginning of this all. I’ve talked about my struggles after my diagnosis. I’ve talked about my first big step back to my … Continue reading

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The Wedding

I’d thought I’d elaborate a bit more on my story. I’ve talked about the beginning of all this. I’ve talked about the hell of after diagnosis and my moment of clarity. Now I need to talk about the wedding. Now, … Continue reading

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Hell and Salvation

This is Part II of my story. I have discussed Part I, my story up until my diagnosis previously. In a certain manner of my thinking, my life ended in January of 2000. I say this because I was diagnosed … Continue reading

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The beginning

I have been asked by a few people to give a few more details on my story, and since this spans decades, I think I’ll have to split it into different posts. I think though I am unsure where exactly … Continue reading

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