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ADHD: still a murky picture

ADHD remains a popular subject for readers of this blog. A case in point: from all the links shared in June on Climbing the Cinder Cone’s Facebook page, the most-read article was one from The Washington Post about the latest findings regarding ADHD. 255 more words



As per my previous post, I feel it is important to discuss topics that others may be affected by and therefore I’ve decided to talk about the dangers regarding long term use of opiates and anti-inflammatory medications. 731 more words


Next steps, part II: Electric Bugaloo

Brian and I had a very positive assessment appointment this past Friday at the fertility clinic. Our doctor, Dr. Lee, was welcoming and friendly, with a good yet appropriate sense of humour and, most importantly, was very positive. 518 more words

Fertility Clinic

f**king meds

I have had about enough of the medication rigmarole. The trazodone stopped making me sleepy, so there was no point to taking it to help me sleep – and upping the dose just made me a zombie the next day. 269 more words

Do Cholesterol Drugs Affect Aggression?

A clinical trial recently published in the journal PLOS ONE explored if cholesterol lowering agents tend to cause patients to become more violent and aggressive.The study randomly assigned 1,000 men and postmenopausal women to receive either a statin or a placebo for six months.  147 more words

Disease States/Conditions

Oh man, what a day!

Feels like this has been one of the toughest days so far.

My poor boy exploded this morning, then had a friend round.  They were gaming for a couple of hours and all was good.   313 more words


Suicidal friend update

Hey everyone, thank you all for your comments yesterday, it mean’t a lot!

My mom and I got coffee with her mom to tell her what was going on and to try and come up with a plan to get her the help that she needs. 287 more words