“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”
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25 Sept., 2020
I’m getting to the point that I’m going to run out of clonazepam and zolpidem before the prescriptions are renewable. I was not worried at first, because bad bouts like this rarely last more than two weeks, but this nonsense has been going on a month. I went to my doctor and fessed up. The doctor asked me if I’d ever taken amitriptyline before, so I said yes, and it made me sleep like a cat, but I also gained weight on it, so I was switched to desipramine. He is currently looking up the options.
1 Sept., 2020
It hurts to be this tired– you’d think that at such a point I’d sleep from total exhaustion, but nope. When I woke up at midnight, I woke up shaking. It took a couple of minutes to stop. Would Tylenol make me feel better? or migraine medicine? Sometimes caffeine helps. Sometimes food helps.
What about the day when nothing helps?