Category: W4 Activity

I Have Traumatic Brain Injury

The article I chose to summarize was “True Life: I Have Traumatic Brain Injury”. The type of narrative that is used is a quest, where the quest is for the victims of the accidents to restore themselves to be a…

“I Have Social Anxiety”

The episode of True Life that I watched dealt with cases of extreme social anxiety. One particular case followed throughout the episode is very much a chaos narrative because the woman in question never truly recovers and eventually relapses back…

“I’m addicted to heroin”

The film episode I chose, “I’m addicted to heroin,” centered on the lives of three young adults who are addicted or have been addicted to heroin and other drugs. The episode follows their day-to-day life, walking us through what it…

I have Narcolepsy

I chose to watch True Life: I have Narcolepsy. This episode was about two girls, one named Julie (diagnosed four months ago) and Katy (diagnosed ten years ago) who both struggle with Narcolepsy and Cataplexy. Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder…

“I have social anxiety”

The True Life episode I watched dealt with two individuals who suffered from social anxiety albeit in different ways. Nonie cannot leave her house without fearing social interactions. She tends to leave in the evening so that it is harder…

“I’m Drunkorexic”

In this week’s activity post, I watched an episode of MTV’s True Life called “I’m drunkorexic.”  In this episode, MTV followed two teens that limit their daily intake of calories from food so that they can binge drink at parties…

True Life: I am addicted to tanning

Hello everyone! I am not much of a fanatic for reality television so I don’t really understand what the best choices would be. In this case, I chose tanning. Although it may not be an outright physically visible (in the…

I have a strange addiction

In this episode of True Life, two young girls lives are documented as they struggle with pica, an illness that makes people crave non food items to eat, and trichotillomania, an illness that makes a person pull out their hair…

I have schizophrenia

The episode of True Life I chose to watch revolved around the lives of three young individuals who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. The first individual was Josh, a 22 year old uneducated young man who suffered from this illness….