The new psychiatrist emails a handful of screening questionnaires before the appointment (which is on Wednesday.) I thought I’d share the screens below. Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) The Mood Disorder Questionnaire GAD-7 QUIDS: The ...―
Life Insurance Underwriting With An Anxiety Disorder Anxiety disorder is a blanket term covering several different forms of a type of common psychiatric disorder characterized by excessive rumination, worrying, uneasiness, apprehension and...―
It struck me this morning (literally, right across my cheekbone), that TN is like having an invisible friend. Except it's not really much of a friend.......more like an enemy. ∙ It is there with me all the time. Wakes up with me. Goes to...―
A Voting Story Today in Social Anxiety – trials and tribulations of voting in a new district. I was awoken this morning by my pal Anxiety, who sat on my throat for two hours before whispering “you’re afraid to vote.”...―
Every person experiences depression in different ways. Some sleep too much while some people don't sleep enough. While some might eat too much and gain weight, others may eat too little and lose weight.Depression can also affect your ability to...―
Fibromyalgia is a disorder that affects many people and can be extremely painful and disabling for individuals who suffer from it. There is currently no recognized cure for the syndrome but there are a variety of pharmaceutical drugs on the market...―
I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while. It is something which I am sure most people like myself will recognize. We take so many strong drugs that it becomes more and more difficult to distinguish between the two - symptom or side effect....―
So yesterday was probably the first day in almost three weeks that I have felt more completely awake now that I have stopped taking the Lamictal. I was able to pay some bills that were close to or just past due. Yay! for keeping the internet on!...―
I have to apologize for not blogging as much lately. Sometimes, when I have an epiphany about my life I get almost obsessed about it. It means I have to take action, and some kind of action now. As I wrote in my last post, my recent epiphany ...―
It’s 1 a.m. and I’m wide awake. Actually, I’m that kind of wide awake where my body is totally ready for sleep, but my brain is still in the “super-on” mode. I took Vicodin for my shoulder pain a few hours ago, and I think it’s to blame. But I’m...―
It’s ten o’clock EST, and I’m tired. That would be normal for normal people, but I am not normal people. I’m the person who woke up at 10:00am on a Friday morning and decided that it’s finally time to become a vegetarian (actually a pescatarian if...―
I really felt like punching my doctor right in his face today. I am so sick of his tone of voice when we talk about my Fibromyalgia. He makes me feel like I am a fucking crazy lunatic women who decided to make up a bunch of shit to get attention. ...―
Hey everyone! This week (20th May - 26th May) is National Vegetarian Week across the UK. ...
∙ I created this Greek Chicken and Rice Cake Salad recipe as part of the ...
someone got the giggles during his photo shoot~OUTFIT DETAILS~Shirt: Brooks BrothersPants: ...