Tag Archives: medication

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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Drama Queen

I’ve always hated drama queens.  I hate it when people have dramatic, shocked reactions to things I think aren’t a big deal. I used to pride myself in being calm and collected about everything. Hah.  That’s funny. Self-revelation #23523: I … Continue reading

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Back to the drawing board

Well, it happened.  My insurance won’t pay for my medicine.  I received three phone calls in the space of 20 minutes telling me I was denied.  For the 3rd time. Part of me is frustrated…I just want to be on … Continue reading

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Breaking up with your psychiatrist pt 2

Well,  after my last post in this series, my therapist convinced me to give my psych. one more chance so we can get this new med thing settled once and for all.  We are in the middle of an appeal … Continue reading

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