Tag Archives: mental health

This Or An Opium Den. Maybe Both.

After three decades I am getting closer to getting the treatment I have wanted all along: ECT or electro-convulsive therapy. My psychiatrists in the past have been a conservative lot. Medicine and talk therapy were the only choices. ECT wasn’t … Continue reading

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How Can You Live With Yourselves?

I’m continuing to be distressed over the number of phone calls I make to medical offices that are never returned or are returned long after a question needed to be answered, I don’t make many calls. Those I do are … Continue reading

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No Point Talking

There’s no point talking to someone who doesn’t care. Or is too stupid to understand you. A technician at an ophthalmologist’s office told me this afternoon that he had to touch my eye to conduct a test. He had a … Continue reading

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Red Flag Alert

The most often heard comment after someone kills themself is that there were no red flags. No warning signs. No outward appearance of anything wrong. Well, I’ve raised more red flags in these posts and on this Intermountain Health Care … Continue reading

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Welcome to my Nightmare!

Just woke up. Yay! In last night’s installment, I found myself in two different locations, the Los Angeles Valley and the Sacramento, California area. SoCal wasn’t so disturbing.In that nonsense, I was in the middle of a thirty year old … Continue reading

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Repost: You Better Drive. I Think There’s Something Wrong With Me

“You Better Drive. I Think There is Something Wrong With Me” This quote is fromĀ Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter Thompson Reposted with bonus material on March 17, 2021 Updated November 29, 2020 I’ve railed before against the … Continue reading

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Reflections on A Black December

NB: This is from three years ago. The original post is here (internal link) Reflections on a Black December With my violent nightmares having subsided for now, I wanted to write about how concerned I am with the rising suicide … Continue reading

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Intermountain and Humana Will Rejoice

As of my last nightmare, just now, I am dropping any thoughts of getting my insurance to pay for my mental health treatments. There is no time to wait. I need rest. I need peace. I can’t be frightened in … Continue reading

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Intermountain is Hurting Me

Got an email from some sheltered elite at Intermountain (internal link) complaining that I was undermining his team with my Tweets. Well, they are the only thing that gets the company’s attention. This snowball had told me just two days … Continue reading

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No Fixes

No Fixes 3:42 AM Discouraging talk with my family practitioner yesterday. Although he wouldn’t admit it in so many words, no cure or fix exists for my chronic anxiety, nightmares, or insomnia. There never has been. All the medications and … Continue reading

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