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Friday Conversations With My Psychiatrist | February 26, 2010

By the time I got to my psychiatrist’s office I had been overdosing on Extra Strength Tylenol and ES Advil, as well as taking large doses of penicillin, for five days, and living with the pain of an abscessed tooth … Continue reading

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Friday Conversations With My Psychiatrist | February 12, 2010

My recovery has reached a strange place… I did spend most of last year depressed, but that was mostly due to the panic and lack of sleep stemming from my girlfriend’s high-risk pregnancy. But I haven’t had a bipolar episode … Continue reading

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Friday Conversations With My Psychiatrist | January 22, 2010

I didn’t stop writing these, I just renamed them “pregnancy updates”. I’ve been writing lately about how my “recovery” suffered in many different ways while I spent nine months dealing with my girlfriend’s “high risk” pregnancy. One of the less … Continue reading

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Friday Conversations With My Psychiatrist | June 12, 2009

This was my first appointment after telling my parents about my girlfriend being pregnant. It was not a good ten days. There is a level of passive aggression in my family that is unrivalled. When I first told my mother … Continue reading

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Friday Conversations With My Psychiatrist | April 3, 2009

My doctor and I rarely start with the heavy stuff straight away. Actually, after I walk into his office and we shake hands, our routine consists of my weighing myself on his gravity scale, then I sit down and straighten … Continue reading

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Friday Conversations With My Psychiatrist | January 9, 2009

There’s a certain rhythm to our appointments which gets broken after we’ve had a break. Even missing one appointment throws our timing off and we end up spending the first forty-five minutes catching up and talking about stuff we’re both … Continue reading

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