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On 6/22/2020 at 7:14 PM, Iceberg said:

maybe some sort of tdoc type would be a good place to prep/practice for a confrontation with your pdoc? I know that when I am super nervous about things like this, it helps to have a practice round, or at least advice on what to say.

This is a good idea. I will need to get to know my tdoc better I think before I bring something like this up with her though. Right now we're discussing boundaries and my current family issues.

On 6/22/2020 at 7:14 PM, Iceberg said:

Also, how are you feeling about your Caplyta? It seems you've been having hard times lately, is it at anyway possible that switching to the Caplyta is a factor (maybe less stabilizing?) 

Oh the Caplyta has by far had the most profoundly positive impact on my mood since the addition of Dexedrine to me reigmen. If you could ask my friends and family (or anyone who interacts with me on a regular basis), they would tell you (and they tell others when relevant) that the difference has been night and day in me (for the better) since switching to Caplyta. The Caplyta is a must-keep in my regimen right now. If I forget to call ahead to have it ordered and I miss just a few days of it, I start reverting to my irritable, hateful, mixed-agitated-depressive/dysphoric-manic self again almost instantly. As an aside, it has enabled me to almost entirely go off of Zoloft (as it is an SSRI itself, too).

On 6/23/2020 at 12:29 AM, Cerberus said:

Have you tried setting fire to your house right before your appointment?🔥 

Just an idea...

My mother wouldn't at all be happy about this... It's her house that I live in. Lol!

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@mikl_pls that’s awesome! I’ve been very interested in seeing how it pans out when more people get on it, Unfortunately, due to my abismal success rate, it’s probably not in the cards for me, cuz I’m probably on clozaril indefinitely until I can’t tolerate it anymore. I’m glad that it is (maybe too much I guess) weight friendly...I have been losing weight lately and Each time in the past I’ve worked up the willpower, the APs make it a slow and difficult process. I guess it pays off to be the guinea pig sometimes!!

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