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The Nature of My Brain (Why I Suck At Making and Keeping Personal Goals), an Opera in Eb

Here it is, a two post day. I had a lot of stuff on my brain this week, and wanted to share it all. I have an ADD brain. There, I said it. I am not sure if it was … Continue reading

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One Step Beyond

It has been 17 days since my last Effexor. The brain-zaps, though not changing in frequency, have lessened in intensity, giving me some relief. The physical side of the equation is coming into line. This week’s change is on the … Continue reading

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F*** Effexor

I’ve been reading about Effexor withdrawal today. I am not alone… The “Brain Zaps” are the worst. I saw it described as “having a piece of sheet-metal in my head that is constantly being hit.” Here is a description from … Continue reading

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