Some of you may know about my weight troubles. Anyway, I lost 10 lbs. since this past April, so it’s been about 2 months. I stopped eating candy, ate smaller portions, and began using the treadmill. I also started going to PHP #4 in April. Having to get up early, get dressed, and leave the… Read More I Lost 10 lbs.
NOTE: This isn’t a book review. Just my thoughts. ☺️ The full title for this book is Mental: Love, Lithium, and Losing My Mind. The author, a journalist, writes about her experience with bipolar from the time she was 16. The book opens with her going through a manic episode as a teenager. As such,… Read More “Mental” by Jaime Lowe
Some of you know that once I started taking 20mg Prozac in October, it worked great on my mood, but caused my hands to shake. Then my psychiatrist upped it to 40mg in December or January (I can’t remember when, exactly). The shakes became worse. These past 3 weeks, my Prozac has been tapered down… Read More Side Effects I’ve Experienced on Lithium and Prozac
My (temporary/PHP 4) psychiatrist and I met, and I expressed that I didn’t think the Klonopin was no longer doing anything for me. So he suggested slowly switching from Klonopin to Gabapentin. I almost laughed out loud because our cats, Hee Seop and Angelo, both take Gabapentin before seeing the vet; in fact, it’s requested… Read More From Klonopin to Gabapentin & Cats
I haven’t written about my mother in a while, partly because of my current mental health issues, so my therapist and I temporarily stopped working on Daughter Detox, which is a book that includes exercises on “recovering from an unloving mother and reclaiming your life.” (That’s the book’s subtitle.) I’ve already mentioned this, but I… Read More Miserable About My Weight Gain
I saw my psychiatrist yesterday. He raised my lithium because according to the blood test Behavioral Hospital did a couple of weeks ago, my lithium isn’t at a therapeutic level. Which probably explains why I’m still feeling somewhat depressed. He also told me that a psychiatrist at PHP 4 will be treating me for the… Read More Med Changes
Thank you all for your support, love, and encouragement during what has been a difficult time. Much love to you all. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ As some of you know, I was in the emergency room on Friday, March 23, because I couldn’t stop self-harming. I was there from 4:00 PM until about 6:30AM the next day, when… Read More Re-Admitted