If waiting were an Olympic Sport, I’d be a gold medal winner. It’s exhausting spending so much time on hold, only to leave messages that never get returned. How is it that they say, “Check back in three months,” as if spending another quarter of a year unable to care for myself is no big deal? There was a time when I was mad as hell. That’s since faded into a deep depression. My patience is gone.
How should I deal with this? The end-goal is getting out of this healthcare system by moving to a bigger city, but I don’t know how to do that with my level of function where it is now. I’m working with the patient advocate from my PCP’s clinic, but thus far they haven’t been able to speed things along.
Tell me your experiences with either.I'm maxed out on trileptal and it is not working. Pdoc said if I didnt improve by the next time I saw him, (2 weeks) we'd stop the trileptal and move on to either Depakote or Lithium for my mood stabilizer. I've read so many terrifying things about them both, I'm dreading it and wondering if theres any alternatives to try first??I'm mostly mixed state so I...
So to follow up the Roll Call. If you're BiPolar, what meds does your Coctail consist of and do you think they work for you?Mine is: Tegretol, Celexa, Klonopin, Cyclobenzaprine, Clonodine, Ambien and Vitamin D