APD – Auditory Processing Disorder

A disorder affecting the ability to understand speech, in noisy environments, following directions and distinguishing between similar sounds. In 2015, I found out about my pituitary adenoma. My brain has experienced changes that are unpleasant since then. The worst has been in the past year and a half. I am unable to focus with anyContinue reading “APD – Auditory Processing Disorder”

Dissociative/Derealization/ Depersonalization Disorder

Do you ever feel like you are living in two separate realities? For example, the life you live day to day and then there is the life that your brain chooses to live inside your mind. Do you ever find yourself daydreaming more than normal at times? Do you find yourself losing touch with reality?Continue reading “Dissociative/Derealization/ Depersonalization Disorder”

Irritable

I have a problem. I am irritable most of the time. I don’t like being around other people because of this flaw. I don’t like snapping at others and biting their heads off, so to speak. My own family gets on my nerves over the tiniest of things. For example, I fold clothes and putContinue reading “Irritable”

Journal Entry #1

Since I began taking the Vraylar a couple months ago, I have had more motivation than I have had in years. It feels great to be able to be motivated and want to get things done during the day. It’s like daytime manic and nighttime sleep. After trying so many I’m just happy to haveContinue reading “Journal Entry #1”

Vraylar Review

I changed my psychiatrist several months back. He was treating me for anxiety and depression. I had explained that I had been treated for bipolar for 20+ years. He still believed that my symptoms were from anxiety and depression. He had me on 10mg Buspar twice a day, Prozac every morning and 100mg Lamictal forContinue reading “Vraylar Review”

Chucky

I have mentioned Chucky before. I want to introduce you to ‘him’. Chucky is my pituitary adenoma or aka brain tumor. I gave it that name because it likes to wreck havoc on my life. I have learned to laugh at it because of some of the things it likes to cause me to do.Continue reading “Chucky”

Anxiety

Do you know what anxiety feels like? Well, let me explain to you how it can take over your life. Anxiety affects people in different ways. Imagine the worst possible scenario that can happen to you. This is intrusive thought. You get caught up in the moment. This is excessive worry. You start breathing heavilyContinue reading “Anxiety”