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27 May 2008 @ 12:54 pm
Just keeping y'all updated  
Saw Nancy Davis this morning. Agreed that cognitively, I'm managing really well. Neurochemically, something needs to change. Have follow-up appointment tomorrow morning with her practice's psych nurse practitioner to discuss changes in meds. Need to research possible new med, Lamictal. Supposed to be very very good for resistant depression, but has a risky side effect that requires transitioning very slowly and with lots of monitoring.
 
 
 
Fat Fred the Otter and Skippy: iotterfatfred on May 27th, 2008 05:03 pm (UTC)
Be careful!
Hope you find something that works!
fatcookfatcook on May 27th, 2008 05:23 pm (UTC)
*Big Hugs*
Just be careful.

What's the word on your Las Vegas trip? (she asks to change the subject) ;)
Janet Miles, CAP-OMjanetmiles on May 27th, 2008 05:28 pm (UTC)
I will arrive in Las Vegas at 2:48 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, and will depart at 10:45 on Wednesday, June 25. I have no idea what the convention schedule is like; there's almost no information posted. This is completely unlikely IAAP!
fatcookfatcook on May 27th, 2008 06:59 pm (UTC)
Okay! Quick check of flight times.....
Um..fly in on the 22nd, leave 23rd, cost $126.50. Fly up on the 24th, leave same, cost $110.50. I'll need to talk to My Husband. But I'm going to try!
Janet Miles, CAP-OMjanetmiles on May 27th, 2008 08:35 pm (UTC)
Just so you know: that you are even *considering* flying to Las Vegas to have lunch or dinner with me makes me very, very happy.
Barbrahirah on May 27th, 2008 07:06 pm (UTC)
Good luck with it...
kightp on May 27th, 2008 07:10 pm (UTC)
Best wishes on the route to Better Living Through Chemistry. And thanks for keeping us posted; I haven't been commenting (anywhere) much lately, but I've been thinking of you.
Aravsfogarty on May 27th, 2008 09:40 pm (UTC)
In completely, 100% unrelated news, I consistently misread the opening of this entry as "Saw Nancy Drew this morning."
Ayesha: Catch a Star (PaperVolcano)browngirl on May 27th, 2008 11:19 pm (UTC)
I definetely hope this works for you, and I'm thinking of you.
Maggiesillymagpie on May 28th, 2008 12:59 am (UTC)
Good luck with the med switch. ::hugs::
TSJAFOtsjafo on May 28th, 2008 01:40 am (UTC)
I've been taking Lamictal for about eight months. It's supposed to help stabilize my moods and it does seem to work some, in conjunction with other meds. It also helps me focus a little more. You might find that aspect useful. I hope you feel better.
I'm a mockereusashead on May 28th, 2008 03:01 am (UTC)
I hope you find something that works, and I hope the transition goes as well as possible.