Sleep, Interrupted

My sleep is getting funky again. This hasn’t happened in quite some time, so the reemergence of sleep problems has taken me by surprise. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been going to bed later and later, and last night I was awake till after 3. On top of that, my sleep is frequently interrupted byContinue reading “Sleep, Interrupted”

Before & After

This was life before Zyprexa…… ……and here’s life since Zyprexa. Looks different, doesn’t it? This is the mood chart from Psych Central that I use daily in addition to Optimism Online. I do this one because I visit the site daily anyway, and sometimes it picks up the subtler changes that Optimism doesn’t. But no matter which chartContinue reading “Before & After”

In The Mood

And now, a few words on mood charting. There are several schools of thought on this. Some people think mood charting is too much of a hassle, while others don’t care to be reminded of their illness on a daily basis. (What these folks think when they take their meds is beyond me.) Then you have your mood-chart junkies like me, whoContinue reading “In The Mood”

How The Hell Do You Chart THIS?!?

I have quite the love/hate affair with mood charts. I’m addicted to them—I have a total of four that I use daily or almost daily—but I wish I could combine them all into one single comprehensive tool for monitoring my moods accurately. Of course, it would be even better if I didn’t have to doContinue reading “How The Hell Do You Chart THIS?!?”