What Crashing Looks Like

It’s been a stressful month. Packing to move to a new apartment. Uncermoniously losing our apartment a week before move in. Having to find a new apartment in two days because we were leaving for the conference. Doing a speech and running on nothing but Ensure and Gatorade. Getting off the plane and immediately moving…

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Flowcharting my Dysfunction

So I was writing a letter to my autonomic neurologist in NY tonight and started reflecting on the last week and a half of my trial of Ritalin. I have had pretty much all the side effects– extreme nausea, headaches, palpitations, dizziness, jitteriness and chest pain. Which are really just most of my usual symptoms,…

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