posted on Nov, 22 2007 @ 10:06 AM
i ended up at the 'center' at after another outburst....i ended up getting taken to the hospital via the ambulance.
i tried to break my hand. i punched the walls in my garage a few times..lotsa pain and swelling but no break.
so i go to the center and they evaluate me and take me to the ER so that i could get a medical clearance on me before i could get admitted to the
i had blood drawn, urine test, and an ekg.
so the next day i have a LONG session with the social worker and a LONG session with the head doc.
he diagnosed me as bi polar 'mixed'.....so, it's bi polar and ptsd.
doc said genetics has a lot to do with bi polar stuff and i could have inherited it from him...the ptsd fron the things that happned to me when i was
this doc is very nice and i really like him..
you know how we hear that depression/anciety, etc can make pain worse? i believe it now...
i was on some meds that mellow me out and i feel pretty good pain wise...it hurts but not like before...
the doc redid my meds. i still get valium 3 times a day.
i was taking lexapro once per day@20,millis but now i am on cymbalta, 60 milis once per day.
he also gave me depkote to be taken twice per day but i forget the dose and i also have to take 40 milligrams(two, 2o milligram pils) at night....
i have dry mouth like a mofo, BUT, i feel good.
i also get to follow up with this same doctor so i am all set.
i have a doc. i have a strict regiment of meds and i'm on the right track...
btw, for all those that said talk therapy helps, you are totally CORRECT...i as leary of it at first but the groups were small and it did help.
so, ole bon is getting better...