The rhythm of learning

At last, the pressure is off and I feel up to learning again. Learning is one of the greatest joys in my life, and since having fun is really difficult for me when I’m stressed… I tend to shut down into non-productive and non-structured learning, because it’s easier and more escapist. As my life becomes…

Doubts Sufficient to Drop the Drug

Usually people do not experience strong side effects on small doses of medication in the first day. I do. My province has a hotline to call for medical concerns, so I dialed them up and spoke to first a registered nurse (RN), and then at her suggestion to a pharmacist, and they both recommended that…

Morning Misfortunes of Me and Medication

Mmm… Trying a new medication, and I’m not feeling so great about it.It’s another tricyclic antidepressant, related to one that caused me to have increased symptoms of anxiety rather than decreased ones. To be on the safe side I took it with half a benadryl because I know that calms me down, and taking the…

Have you ever had an EEG?

Yesterday I had an EEG for the first time, and it was an interesting experience. Let me walk you through the basics if you’ve never had one, or if you want to compare your experience of one with mine. 🙂 So first the EEG technician got me lay down, the bed had a rail. (which…

Solving spousal disputes with Science!

Yesterday I bought two outdoor-thermometers to settle a minor dispute between myself and my husband. It was a beautiful, hot (for here), sunny day, but with a nice breeze, and he wanted to keep the windows closed. I wanted them open. We started out with two different sources of information, can’t be helped we learn…