I got used to my former psychiatrist of 30 years. I could call him and he would spend time with me immediately and even call back to check on me the next day. He retired.
Now I am left with ineffectual psychiatrists. I have been thru 3 in last 6 months.
Current psychiatrist keeps changing my appt to make it further away. It's now almost 3 months. I was dx'd as BPll 6 months ago, put on Lamicatl/Seroquel and left alone to fend for myself. I don't understand BPll and how to navigate thru the new medication and my mood swings.
I feel this is dangerous that he's soo unavailable to me. It's during this time that I start to increase medication on my own as he's unavailable to me. I think waiting almost 3 months to see him again is not appropriate for a new BiPolar patient learning to navigate thru the maze of medications and how to adopt life.
Went thru a Hypomanic event two days ago, increased my medication and went to bed. Reached out to my new psych doc and nothing. His front desk receptionist is not passing along much needed requests
Any thoughts? I don't know if I am worsening things as I am finding I am having frequent Hypomanic attacks.
Since moving to my new "independent senior home", I have been vilified and targeted right from day one. I have been here two years. Neighbors came forward and asked lots of questions and, I, wanting to fit in, perhaps gave too much information about myself. Most of the neighbors have large families, friends, some are still working, have wealth and are in a tight knit group with other tenants...
were you are are you disciplined for wetting the bed or pants? I’m not and nether is my brother but y’all know I babysit and last night I was sitting for a new family and they have a 8 year old that still wets the bed. When he was getting ready for bed he started crying. I was like what’s wrong? He said if he wets his bed or goodnites his dad spanks him in the morning. I feel so bad for...