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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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Side effects.

Over the past several months I’ve been bitter.  It’s been a gradual thing, and something that I never really spoke of to my therapist.  Over the last month or so the bitterness started to turn into anger. Still, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Ugh.

Well kids, what have we learned in the past 24 hours? That I can make bad, bad decisions. As I mentioned before, I decided that I didn’t want to take my medication. So I didn’t.  For two days. Last night … Continue reading

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And so the saga continues…

I’ve written before about not taking meds.  Here and Here. If you haven’t read them yet, go do that. I never realized taking pills could be so damn hard. To say I don’t want to is an understatement.  I know … Continue reading

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To take or not to take

I’m doing that thing you aren’t supposed to do.  Skip meds.  Some of them anyways.  The one I like the least.  Why?  I’m blaming all of my miserable-ness on it.  I know that’s probably not true but I’m still taking … Continue reading

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Non-compliance

I’m smart.  I follow directions like a good little girl.  I’m so on top of things sometimes its annoying.  I’m early to everything. I take my pills and I go to therapy.  In general, I’m what you’d call “compliant”. Except … Continue reading

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Creativity

I told a friend the other day that it feels like something sucked the creativity right out of me. It’s subtle, but it happened. It’s also hard to explain.  I lost that spark I used to have about creating something. … Continue reading

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You mean this isn’t normal?

A while ago (54 days if you are counting)  I downloaded this app on my phone. It lets me track my mood.  My phone beeps at me 3 times a day, I swipe to unlock the phone, the app pops … Continue reading

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