4 June, 2021

“Traveling with Medication” If you have been counting, my insomnia takes 4 prescription PRN (as needed) medications, 3 regular prescription medications, as well as several OTC meds that my doctor has recommended—some of them are pain medications, which anyone might carry, one is melatonin, another medication that is pretty common, and the others are vitaminsContinue reading “4 June, 2021”

28 Apr., 2021

“Ambien” So, on a particularly fallow night, with nothing better to do, I am alone with the word “insomnia,” which flirts shamelessly. It wants me to take it out for a Google, and I relent, finally, at 3am. On this night, I ran across a scare article about the dangers of (OMG!) Ambien addiction. AmbienContinue reading “28 Apr., 2021”

1 Dec., 2020

The medications are failing again. Desipramine was a god-send for a short while, then it was increased to 50mg/day, and it was working great again. I had lots of energy during the day, and was sleeping about 6.5 hours a night, in just two or three stretches. I was sleeping through 3am. Hadn’t seen theContinue reading “1 Dec., 2020”

11 Nov., 2020

The Australian TV series My Life is Murder has been renewed for another season (happy dance). This is Lucy Lawless’ most recent endeavor, which I dug up after binge-watching Xena, Warrior Princess, in the early weeks of the lockdown. Yes, of course I watched Xena when it was first released, but I had not seenContinue reading “11 Nov., 2020”