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Valde Melancholicus

I was watching a TV show about Oliver Cromwell (yes that Oliver Cromwell…is there another one?). Spiritually lusty, murderous, ambitious and wait…what’s this? Depression sufferer? Seems they called it “valde melancholicus” back then. This bears interesting implications: Big pharma didn’t invent depression as a means to make more money. Oh, I know…protest all you will, … Continue reading

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MERRY LIZARD!!!

This was going to be a tandem post, but Sonny won’t write with me…we each have a french martini in hand and he says that he’s “too drunken”. This, as he’s scurrying about the house, cleaning for Christmas guests. So I’ll tell you a little Christmas story. I’m drunken, but I think it adds to … Continue reading

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Ritalin as sedative…

…there’s no joke buried in that title. I’m sitting here at my desk struggling to stay awake. About ten minutes ago I took my afternoon methylphenidate…and I cannot keep my eyes open. On a day when I have gotten enough sleep, this would not be happening. But I haven’t been getting enough sleep this week. … Continue reading

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I do, I love it. I really love it. And usually I really like the shows that other people think are “ugh” or “disgusting” or “such trash”. When I’m at home, multi-tasking my way through an evening, I’ve got to have that TV soundtrack. So like, ANYWAY…the cable guy won’t be out to hook us … Continue reading