I figured it was a night for another single dose, so I did that, and still sleep escaped me. Hours had started to pass, and I began to panic that I wouldn’t get enough sleep, it turns out that was the least of my worries. Around 2 am, I decided I had to get some sleep before waking up and did the unthinkable. For the first time in five years, I took a max dosage.
Hi. I’m Chelsea, and I am married to a wonderful, talented, intelligent man who is pretty dumb when it comes to mental illness. Perhaps you know someone like this. Your … Continue reading Depression for Dummies
My therapist gave me this great sheet of sleeping tips that will help with my sleep hygiene. Insomnia is always an issue in my life, so I thought today I’d … Continue reading Sleep Hygiene – Top Ten Sleep Tips
Aw, crap. It’s morning. Let’s roll out of bed after not sleeping well, glare at our alarm, blame everyone in the world for how terrible we feel, and stalk off … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: A Daily Routine
Good morning, everyone! I’ve been meaning to talk to you all about ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT topics ever besides food and sex, but I kept sitting down to do … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Zzzzzzz
My husband and I enjoy old movies. My favorite movies of all time are Casablanca and It’s a Wonderful Life. In fact, we have a jumbo canvas print of an original … Continue reading I need my Sleep
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I dream a lot. In fact, I dream almost every time I sleep. I also sleep a lot. Sleeping used to be the way for me to escape the awfulness … Continue reading Memories and Dreams
Top Ten Sleep Hygiene Tips My therapist gave me this great sheet of sleeping tips that will help with my sleep hygiene. Insomnia is always an issue in my life, … Continue reading Sleep Hygiene – Top Ten Sleep Tips
In a blog post earlier this week I discussed what are some of the signs that you might be relapsing.My focus in that blog post was more about ways to … Continue reading Relapse in Mental Illness – Part Two
Today’s topic is an interesting one to write about, are antipsychotic drugs safe? I am by no means an expert in the field of medicine and what works for a … Continue reading Are Antipsychotic Drugs Safe?
At times, little changes can make all the difference in the world. It has been a couple of weeks since I finally got what I desired most this year, a … Continue reading Changes