I’m working on a novel in which my main character has a fear that a meteor or comet will crash through his office window and take out the potted plant sitting on top of his printer. Every day, before he begins work, he feels compelled to look out the window to make sure the coast is clear.
Later in the novel, he wakes up from a... Read more
I have come to realize, here over the last few weeks, that my life is slowly changing. My "purpose" or "focused need" is changing. To what it is changing to? I haven't a glimpse as of yet.
This has created, here recently, some anxiety (as if the anxiety I typically have is not enough, let's add some more on... Read more
I am having that other-place-than-here experience again. Im looking out at the rain and it feels just like I am in the town in which I grew up rather than here. And I am wondering if anyone else experiences this. Ive felt this way so often since diagnosis that I now realize it comes at the end of a manic episode. It doesn't just... Read more
I will likely offend, but here goes:
As far as I know, and could be very wrong: Only a licensed, credentialed, spent 100's of 1000's of dollars to attend medical school and beyond... can diagnose anyone with a mental illness and well, it stick. A therapist can and a Psychologist, as well, but if a Psychiatrist were to... Read more
Has this ever happened to you for any reason? On my forth day on Neurotin (from 100mg for the first 3 days to 200mg on the 4 day I got a lump feeling in my throat and the facial/neck tremors. As soon as I stopped the med the lump feeling went away but the tremorrs did not they just got progressly worse. I was on the med only 7 days.They are very... Read more