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    Medication Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

    Frequent Flyer Club Medication changes most often occur because you are symptomatic, having unacceptable side effects or you are changing a dosage. I’ve been changing meds again because I need to find a replacement med for my atypical anti-psychotic med (AAP). Why?Because I have Type II Diabetes and AAP #1 makes it worse. I also […] Read more…

    Next Step

      I recall being told multiple times by multiple people that I could accomplish anything in life that I set my mind to. I used to live by the saying, “I can do whatever I want” and, implicit in that, “I need to be a raging success at whatever important thing I’m doing”. But depression, […] Read more…

    Three For One Rule

    Dr. D. is an individual therapist as well as the therapist that guides our Group. Dr. D is a fantastic therapist. He breaks things down so you don’t need a degree in psychology to understand what he’s talking about. Dr. D has devised many tips over the years to help whatever ails you, psycholgically. Ok. […] Read more…

    Dealing With Side Effects

    The dictionary defines side effects as “…a secondary, typically undesirable, effect of a drug or medical treatment. Side effects range from minor to seriously dehabilitating”. So what level, if any, of side effects is acceptable for a lessening of symptoms? That’s the million dollar question. And the answer is different for everyone. It’s nerve-wracking to […] Read more…

    Hospitalization Part I

    This is the first post in a three part series about hospitalization. I wrote this series because my impression of hospitalization was so different from the reality and I wanted to share my new perception to, perhaps, help you not be afraid of hospitalization. I’d spent the last several months spiraling into a deep depression […] Read more…

    Dealing with Anxiety

    Anxiety. It’s a real PITA. It has a way of smothering all positive thoughts in your brain and delving into everything that’s wrong. It produces that nagging feeling that something is wrong accompanied by tingling hands and an upset stomach. And what if you need to go somewhere but you’re too anxious to go? Anxiety […] Read more…

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