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Pituitary Disease and Weight Loss

Friday, April 01, 2011      0 comments

Well, this is fun. I've had this disease for 22 years (at least since diagnosis, probably longer) and gained a ton of weight as a result (ok, only 100 lbs). My face changed, my body laid down bone where bone doesn't belong. My endocrine syste... Read more

You're not BiPolar. You're just Moody.

Thursday, March 31, 2011      0 comments

Well, moody, schmoody! I'm not BiPolar. My sister is, my daughter is, and my dad may well have been. So does that track a genetic component? Well, I'm not a geneticist, but it does make me wonder a bit. BiPolar disorder (used to be... Read more

What is depression

Wednesday, March 30, 2011      3 comments

I don't know. When I was younger and diagnosed with "neurosis" I was told that it was all in my head (more on that later), that I was 'acting like this to get attention', and that I needed a psychiatrist. Hmmm. Many, many years of tal... Read more

And the beat goes on

Monday, March 28, 2011      5 comments

Blogging is a skill I hope to develop while I'm here. I don't know exactly why, other than it's something I don't know how to do. So what's happening? Well, we moved to a less-expensive, smaller house. We're hoping we can make ends meet he... Read more