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pdoc appt 6/25/14

Posted by netsavy006 , 25 June 2014 · 122 views

I had my psychiatrist appointment today. It went pretty well. I let him know that I was having some increased anxiety, so my pdoc and I elected to increase my propranolol.

The dosage I was on before was 10mg twice daily. I took my morning pill with breakfast and the 2nd dosage at 5pm.

Well the pdoc increased the dosage to 3 times a day. So now I nee...


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pdoc appt 3/4/14

Posted by netsavy006 , 04 March 2014 · 155 views

I saw my psychiatrist today. He read over the blood results and was pleased with the fact that everything was within normal limits.

He asked how I was doing and I told him that I'm still experiencing restlessness. He suggested adding propranolol to my treatment. I told him I was open to it. He checked my blood pressure to make sure that it's normal....


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Blood Test Results - 3/1/14

Posted by netsavy006 , 01 March 2014 · 208 views

I got my blood results for the blood work that my pdoc had me go for.

My WBC is in the normal range - 7
My Lithium Level is .8 (also normal)
My fasting blood sugar is 100.
My total cholesterol is 112
My HDL cholesterol is only 28 (it's low, according to the paper it needs to be at least 40)

There were other tests done but these were the only results I c...


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pdoc appt 2/5/14

Posted by netsavy006 , 05 February 2014 · 173 views

I went for my pdoc appt today.

When he asked how I was doing, I told him that while my anxiety is normal, I'm still having restlessness. (Dr), knowing I'm on Lithium, he asked if I was drinking enough water, and I told him that I am. He feels that maybe my lithium level is up and that might be causing the restlessness.

To see if this is the case, he i...


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Psychiatrist Appt - 12/11/2013

Posted by netsavy006 , 11 December 2013 · 211 views

I saw my psychiatrist today.

I told him about my increased anxiety and he proposed several options.

1. Increase Celexa - this was rejected because I have a manic history and my pdoc doesn't want me to go manic again (which I can understand, I don't either)

2. Increase Clozaril - I told the pdoc I was open to doing this when he suggested this but then h...


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3 year anniversary out of hospital.

Posted by netsavy006 , 17 November 2013 · 212 views

Friday 11/15/2013 was the 3 year anniversary out of the hospital. May it continue to stay that way... :)


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Treatment Meeting @ Program (9/27/13)

Posted by netsavy006 , 28 September 2013 · 214 views

Yesterday I had my treatment meeting at my day program.

It was me, my counselor and my mom (via conference call).

We discussed my progress at program, my goals and what she wants me to work on for the next 3 months.

My program days will be Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays.

I will attend groups on Tuesdays and Thursdays and I will continue to volunteer on...


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Clozaril (Clozapine) Dose Adjustment

Posted by netsavy006 , 18 September 2013 · 214 views

I saw my psychiatrist today and we made a slight adjustment to my clozaril.

The total daily dose is the same (325mg), but instead of taking the entire dose at night like I've been doing, we are splitting the dose (25mg AM / 300mg bedtime)

He feels that this might help some of the anxiety and restlessness I feel.

I go back to the psychiatrist in a month...


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Health Screening and Flu Shot

Posted by netsavy006 , 16 September 2013 · 243 views

They had a health screening truck come to the library today so I went and got my screening.

They checked total cholesterol, hdl cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure.

These numbers are non-fasting numbers.

My blood pressure was 112/72
Total cholesterol: 137
HDL cholesterol: 26
Blood Sugar: 119

They gave me advice on how to increase my hdl ch...


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Services I Receive At Program

Posted by netsavy006 , 13 September 2013 · 251 views

Here are the list of services that are offered at my day program:
Community Rehabilitation & Support Services
Basic Living Skills Training
Benefits and Financial Management
Community Living Exploration
Structured Skill Development and Support
Wellness Self-Management
Group Therapy
Intensive Rehabilitation

Here is the list of services I am g...






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