Gavin’s side effects are getting really bad and it breaks my heart 

I think I need to stop allowing Gavin to come with me to pick up the boys from school. Unfortunately, his bladder issues have gotten to the point where he really can’t ride in a car for more than a couple minutes. 

We’ve been sitting here for 20 minutes and he’s almost had three accidents. He’s had to …



Update on my new antidepressant medication

Last Thursday, my doctor added Abilify to my current antidepressants, in hopes that it will help with the remaining symptoms.  Of course, insurance wanted a prior authorization and because we’ve all been sick, I hadn’t followed up with it.

I took a walk this afternoon to my neighborhood Walgreens and there still hasn’t been a prior authorization yet. 

The pharmacy swears …



A couple of general medical updates

This is a sorta part two post of updates.  Part one pertained to SSI and this will focus on a couple of medication related things.

Some may already be aware that I started a new medication for anxiety and depression.  I’ve been on Paxil for a few years but needed more help with anxiety.  My doctor put me on …



I think I’m having side effects to my new antidepressant

I started Wellbutrin a few weeks ago because Paxil just wasn’t enough. 

It’s really difficult for me to decern if it’s actually working or not because that’s sorta subjective and I really can’t gauge it with any accuracy. 

What I do know is that my heart rate has been elevated lately.  I only know this because I track it.  I’ve been working …



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