Pharmacopeia, or, The Drugs Don’t Work

This post compliments my toolbox post so well, I couldn’t pass it up.

Originally posted by Belle Jar:

Pharmacopeia, or, The Drugs Don’t Work.


This too shall Pass & other Tools

Trigger warning, mature audience:
If this is an emergency dial 911
If not, welcome to my toolbox.

I have been diagnosed, sometimes appropriately, several times in the last 20 years. I have been counseled, and medicated. At this point, I no longer need a name for “it.” I have muddled through, searched for, screwed up, and worked really hard to find and train myself to use tools that work for me. I have been unmedicated for more than five years now. Sometimes, I still feel crazy, these are the tools I use to get me through. Continue reading