I Am A Rock

A winter’s day In a deep and dark December I am alone Gazing from my window To the streets below On a freshly fallen, silent shroud of snow I am a rock I am an island I’ve built walls A fortress, steep and mighty That none may penetrate I have no need of friendship FriendshipContinue reading “I Am A Rock”

Bumping or Bouncing

My doctor is amazing.  He has helped me so much.  Sometimes when he is explaining things to me I get a little confused.  He uses medical terminology.  This was one such time. I called his office the other day to see if I could change two of my medications.  That evening he returned my call.Continue reading “Bumping or Bouncing”

Faking it

Imagine going through life faking almost all emotion and interactions. Oh sure there are things that move me, causing some level of emotion, but very few. Seeing my daughter and granddaughter on FaceTime excites me. So far I have only seen my granddaughter on FaceTime, she is seven months old, and 1000 miles away. DuringContinue reading “Faking it”

depakote – divalproex

Don’t bother to read this.  It is just a normal list of the typical side effects of a miracle mental illness (or seizures) medication.   On the brightside, I started taking this yesterday; it is now in the mix of evening meds.  Oh joy… Depakote can cause other serious side effects, including: Bleeding problems: redContinue reading “depakote – divalproex”