Today I Googled ‘increase Risperidone’. I cannot remember what my doctor said about what to do over this break. They indicated that they were concerned about not giving me something to try and control these thoughts. Christmas/New Year is the worst time of the year to have an illness. All the perinatal support services that … More Escape. Clarity lost. Postpartum psychotic episode and medication.
This is a brief recount. Consider it like a blurb at the back of a yet to be completed book. Last night I was talking with Mr. A. about all that has happened. I wept as I remembered how things played out, about asking people for help: family, friends, hospitals. I knew something was wrong, but … More The postpartum psychotic episode
I’m distracting myself from a blocked milk duct. We are in the process of stopping breastfeeding due to the new medications, and also it seems that it is just not working for our relationship. Maybe I would be sad, but I really am fed up with the blocked ducts every couple of days, for 5 … More Blocked breastfeeding duct, again
Well today seems as good of a day as any to start. I mean, I thought about starting when I returned to some kind of regular Internet reception, but hey, the 27th of December is a great date. My husband, 5-month old and I are enjoying warm weathered, post-Christmas camping in our recently acquired caravan … More Day Three of Risperidone for postpartum psychosis