The Joys Of Hypomania

Riding the high of hypomania again.  The increase in my abilify triggered it, I’m sure.  I’ve spent all our money on the genius idea of starting up shop again on etsy, now I’ve grown past etsy and launched my own website selling aromatherapy jewelry and eventually, once I am certified, blends as well. Link here evelynrosearomas.com  It…

New Psychologist-Again

There’s nothing like telling your deepest, darkest secrets to a total stranger. As if you walk into a coffee shop, sit down at a random table and someone says “Pardon me, but were you ever molested as a child?” Oh yes, and I pay this random stranger money to ask me uncomfortably probing questions.  I…

Doctors

As I await my annual ‘how you doin?’ from my prescriber, two random people in uniforms come into the waiting room and look right at me saying my name. I know right? What the shit? I wouldn’t have been as startled but I just filled out a computer survey documenting aspects of my depression.  I…

Let Sleeping Dragons Lie

I’m nervous this week because I have an upcoming doctor appointment with my prescriber.  She will increase my Abilify and probably the Effexor too.  This means another few weeks of adjusting to side effects ugh.  I believe my Lithium levels should be at a therapeutic level finally, it makes me really thirsty and I was flushing…

Just Don’t Go Outside

There are people out there, mean nasty people who will bring you down, people living in crisis who will only drag you into their drama.  There are jobs out there.  High stress, super demanding, people dying jobs.  I don’t want to take care of people anymore, (I was a nurse in my most recent life) people suck…