More samples! So I don’t have to pay $1,000 a month for them.
When I told her about my dramatic weight gain and anhedonia she said a decrease in my new med might help me.
Huh? I asked, How could decreasing the medication help me?
Then she pulled out a bunch of charts about this medication’s effects on different receptors in the brain. I couldn’t explain it to you here, but she made a case for how sometimes less is more.
I need to learn more about dopamine, the two different serotonin, alpha 1 and 2 receptors. Here’s a cool chart. I don’t really understand it, but I like it.
I was doing better on half the dosage that I’m on now so we’ll see what having it does. I’ll keep you posted.
My psychiatrist asked if I felt like a guinea pig. I laughed and said, That’s what life is.
You may be wondering why I’m not doing Day Two of 7 Days 7 Posts. I’ve decided I’m going to be doing them in my own time zone (U.S east coast), so day two 1/28 would be tomorrow. I’ll have more time tomorrow to write it and respond to comments. Stay tuned!
As always, thanks for reading.