Tag Archives: medication

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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New things

There’s this new thing that happened. I feel……normal. I want to be around people.  I want to go do things.  I feel content.  I’m not unnecessarily stressed out about work. I don’t have these unrealistic fears.  I feel confident.  I … Continue reading

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Breaking up with your psychiatrist pt 1

It’s been a dramatic couple weeks. I was doing just fine…actually, I was doing awesome. Then we had the Great Medicine Debacle of 2016. Insurance didn’t (and still doesn’t) want to cooperate, I almost ran out of meds several times, … Continue reading

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My people are awesome.

So needless to say I was really upset last night. I still am.  But my people are awesome. When I realized I “wasn’t eligible”  I texted my nurse practitioner essentially saying “what the hell”. (Really I was more dignified and said … Continue reading

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Insert bad word of choice.

I’m trying to be good.  I go to all of my appointments. I take all of my meds on time.  I keep track of my moods.  I don’t stay out late and I don’t do anything I’m not supposed to. … Continue reading

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Why must things be difficult

Let’s talk about meds. I’m quickly approaching 15+ combinations since I started the whole drug almost two years ago. At first we kept switching meds because they were doing weird shit to me, but that was because I was misdiagnosed. (One … Continue reading

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Hero

Normally when I throw around the word “hero” I’m joking. As in, “you took out the garbage? You’re my hero” Not this time. Not only has my psychiatrist (er…. Psychiatric nurse) spent the last week fighting with my insurance company … Continue reading

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Stability

I’ve been holding my breath for the last month, but I think I can finally say this. I’m okay.  And by okay I mean stable. I was going to say I forgot what this felt like, but looking back, I’m … Continue reading

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