WordPress, thou art my confession box, as it were, or one of many, for the internet’s good like that. But this is the place where I talk most frankly about mental health, and I’ve certainly come to the complete realisation today that there is no way that I can be on prednisone/in this current mental … Continue reading breaking point
It’s official – I have a love/hate relationship with prednisone. I’ve been on it for nearly two months now, and it’s the only thing that’s had any kind of effect on my UC symptoms. But, as previously mentioned, I’ve been tapering it… and my insides have been starting to play up a bit again. So … Continue reading on DRUGS (with PICTURES!)
So, I’m not sure how many people reading this on a regular basis have investigated this blog because of its IBD/health connections, but as you may or may not be aware, in addition to my on-going 365 pieces project, I am trying to work on getting together a greater number of pieces on gastrointestinal (and mental, … Continue reading upcoming pieces
For quite some time, I’ve been aware that I probably need counseling, or therapy, or whatever you want to call it. As much as I have unhealthy intestines, I also have a brain that doesn’t cooperate at times, and it’s only been in the past year or so that I’ve acknowledged that this is probably … Continue reading on mental health
on ward thirty two needle in my savaged arm watch a bruise blossom how the rain falls now poems for the soul that cries every waking hour this is infusion my arm is a-lure-ing and meds put me to sleep taste the bitter pill feel the clammy summer air give up / write haiku air … Continue reading hospital haiku (365 pieces – january 3rd)
I’ve been meaning to do a video post, just for kicks, and because hey, why not bring some roguish Kiwi charm to the colitis and literature discussion table? But that’s not tonight, because I’m suddenly feeling spectacularly sore, and am hour by hour convincing myself that I am getting more and more of a prednisone … Continue reading where did normal go?
And a quick health related post as well, because shit’s been going down! Kind of! Well, to be honest, it hasn’t been anything that wasn’t already expected. I went in for an appointment on Tuesday, with the nurse and doc running the trial I’m on. Hypothetically, it was for my next dose of the drug, … Continue reading and habit-forming