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Humph

Let’s put this simply. I’ve been depressed for the last I don’t know how many months. A year maybe? I have no idea. Until this week. I’m cooking. I’m cleaning. I’m socializing. All those normal human things. But I’m also … Continue reading

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Validation

Looking at old posts after publishing this one made me realize that this contradicts 99% of what I have written previously. I’m leaving it be, mostly because it reflects just how confusing this mental illness is. It also shows just … Continue reading

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Murphy’s law and a lovely rant

I’m living it right now. Everything that can go wrong this season will. And don’t tell me that I need to be positive. Positive thinking my ass. Every time I think positive and plan and do everything I possibly can … Continue reading

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Mania=sandwiches

I’ve started to notice drug ads for bipolar on tv. They don’t always get it…quite right. The one I just saw made me giggle a little. The med is supposed to treat bipolar I mania. They show this blond haired, … Continue reading

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When, not if

When I saw my mental health people last week, they told me if things didn’t get better I should do a partial hospitalization. Since then, I’ve started sleeping on my parents couch. They drop me off and pick me up … Continue reading

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Finally

Guys, a beautiful thing happened. I slept for less than 11 hours and woke up feeling rested and with energy. I’m so excited. I’m not stupid enough to think that everything else went away. I know that one full day … Continue reading

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When depression robs you of your confidence

I have been saying I want to switch jobs for at least a year, if not longer. I have been saying I’m unhappy in my job, that I’m tired of what my job requires of me. But over the past … Continue reading

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Time for a new psychiatrist…

I was supposed to have an appointment last night to completely reevaluate my meds. Supposed to.   I got a text from my nurse practioner at 7:30am telling me she has to cancel. Again.  She cancels more often than not. … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News

Last time I saw my psych she ordered blood work.  The depression has been coming back and the fatigue was getting to me. Good News? Blood work came back normal. Bad News? Blood work came back normal. Why is this … Continue reading

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Med change #7545

I’m two weeks into a med change. Pros: I’m not constantly irritable. I don’t hate life, I don’t hate my job, and everything isn’t getting on my nerves any more. My memory has improved. I can hold things in my … Continue reading

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