The Side Effects – Savella

Like any mental health med, there are of course a collection of side effects. Risk verses benefits. I want to talk about that. Savella is in the anti-depressant family. While it isn’t used to treat depression, as it has a slightly different formula, it has the same chemical basis. As such, any anti-depressant has one […]

Wait, Is THAT Why?

Luke, standing on scale: What number did I turn momma?Me: 43.6!  You’re getting so big and strong!Luke: I know!  It’s because I poop all the time now! Ok.  Wait.  Pooping creates weight gain now?  About as logical as the doctor’s insistence that it wasn’t the beta-blocker.  And no, apparently I’m not over that yet.  Especially […]

Doctor Thinks Little and Does Less

I have a hard decision I have to face.  What would be cut and dry with any other doctor is complicated by the fact that my current doctor works for the same company as my mom and that company has a really great reputation.  However, he is riding on their shirt tails.  I’ve seen the […]

Love You Guys

A commenter on One Thousand Percent has mentioned they have access to Harvard’s medical databases and they like a challenge. If just once before I die someday, I can say the following words to a medical doctor, I’ll die happy. Well according to the Harvard medical database, which I’m sure you have access to, (right?) […]

One Thousand Percent

Look, I know you have to take what you read on the internet with a grain of salt.  I also know, after years of taking various meds and years of internet journeys, when to start putting belief in what the internet says.  What sites.  How many testimonials at what percent all saying the same damn […]