One pill, two pill, three pill, four

I’ve officially become an old lady…. Today I bought one of those pill containers, you know, the ones that have the days of the week and you can store all your pills for each day. Except that now I’m on so many pills that I actually had to buy on that has a separate day […]

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April 15th, 2010 by "Alice"

Searching for the light switch

“If the docs keep waving their arms around at random, eventually they flick on the light switch by mistake.” This is a line from a book I just finished reading — Generosity: An Enhancement, by Richard Powers. It’s about a woman who comes from a war-torn country to study in a slightly futuristic version of […]

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April 14th, 2010 by "Alice"

A brief update…

So it’s been three and a half months since I started taking Effexor, and about two months since I started the high dose. It’s definitely working, but I’m worried that it might be a case of whether the fact that it’s working is outweighed by the side effects. I’m still shaking a lot, which might […]

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April 6th, 2010 by "Alice"