Pain Doctor # 1837342

I love him. Don’t get me wrong, I think he’ll be just as useless as the rest of them, but he listens. He thinks before he speaks. He even *gasp* believes my stories without having to double-check them against every doctor I’ve ever seen (although […]

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How Otto came home

Dana Kollmann – former professor, fellow deviant (in a legal, only slightly unhealthy way), and troublemaker. She was the beginning of this adventure, and we will forever be indebted to her for bringing us this goofy, wonderful ball of joy. It all began when I […]

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1 year BS visit

I wasn’t excited about this visit – hell, I almost didn’t go, but I was unprepared for what transpired. The first thing that happened was a lot of unnecessary fussing over my blood pressure. I hate doctors, and I am in constant pain…why do you […]

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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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