Lamictal

Lamictal is a drug that no one should ever try. Not for the disorders for which it is intended, nor for the off-label uses that are absolutely absurd. My psychiatrist made it sound easy: “it’s a mood stabilizer,” she said! That sounds pleasant enough, I […]

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Happy One Year Boobie-versary to Me!

Somehow I thought this moment would be exhilarating – like getting off of a roller-coaster and looking at your partner and saying “whew! wild ride!”… but, sadly, I’m still on the kiddie rides, whining “go faster, go faster!” This is not the celebratory day that […]

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No more surgery.

Finally saw Dr. B this morning, and he agreed with my subconscious: further trauma to my body seems like unnecessary pain could result in further issues may not have any positive benefits whatsoever could insight infection So, Dali boob is here to stay. BUT, as […]

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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)

At my appointment at the psychiatrist’s office, just before I’m ready to leave (my prescriptions clutched tightly in my fist), she stopped me. “You describe your pain as burning pain, correct” asked Dr. M “I feel like a fucking Phoenix.” I replied Dr. M: “But […]

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Are all doctors deaf?

I have about 4 drafts that I haven’t posted, so bear with me as I probably will back-date a few of them in the coming days, but I had to post about this because it’s like the idiocy has come full circle: Directly after my surgery […]

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Cymbalta

I have a sinus infection. My PCP felt sure enough about it that he put me on a 2week course of antibiotics, although I suspect he did it just to shut me up. In the course of our conversation, we talked about my pain and […]

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