“They tried to make me go to rehab/I said, no, no, no/Yes, I been black/But when I come back, you'll know, know, know.” -Amy Winehouse Outpatient Functional Restoration Program at my hospital, you had me at sleep hygiene! Rosebud came into our bed at 2am, which was two hours ago. No matter how many meds … Continue reading Rehab? Yes, Yes, Yes
I’ve been collecting info re: are ketamine infusions safe to continue on a regular basis? I reached out to a long distance, extremely experienced rheumatologist friend. He gave me permission to post his compassionate response. I hope his advice helps you as it did me. I went forward with two ideas I’d been muddling over: … Continue reading Multifaceted Advice From a Brilliant Rheumatologist
"What you fear in the night in the day comes to call anyway/And we all get burned..."~Einstein On The Beach (For An Eggman) by Counting CrowsI fell asleep before 9p after a terribly painful, long Sunday. Right side of the neck pain, specifically. Like someone pressing on a bruise or sore muscle, with no … Continue reading “What You Fear in the Night”
Ketamine Friday underway. I’m seeing triple. Makes typing like a video game. First Zofran (avoid med-related nausea). Versed (anti-hallucinatory). Oxygen. Ketamine. The infusion gets you high. Brings you back. Wheelchair to car. Husbands picks up food to end overnight fast. Home to sleep for a few days. Repeat in 36 to 42 days.