I promise I tried to think of a better title for this blog post.
Am I overreacting? If you only consider the one thing I'm upset about, then.. probably. If you consider every other thing dripping into the bucket, then no and thank you for your patience with me when I'm having a day when something just pushes me a little over the edge at the end of it all.
If I was a fully able bodied employee, I would have been offered a desk upon my return to work in January.
Apparently around half of people who stop taking amitriptyline, who were put on it for a variety of conditions, state their reason for doing so was because of the weight gain.
I thought I would cover a few questions I hear often about either asking for better treatment, or making complaints about medical treatment, when you are not happy with the service or care you have received.
I think I've reached a point in my journey, of both my vision and my pain, where I've just had enough of not being disabled enough.
When you live with 'the suicide disease', no one talks about how bad the medication makes you feel, because it doesn't compare to the pain.. But the medication for trigeminal neuralgia is awful.
Over the last two months, I've had three bad bouts of neuralgia flare ups. I've had days where I've been unable to eat. I've woken up crying with a shock. I had an episode that lasted twenty minutes last week.