• Better Living Through Chemistry

    “It’s time to get off Abilify,” I thought to myself some time ago, and began the (supervised) process of titrating down. Abilify is the miracle drug that keeps me together like glue. It’s also a $500/month prescription that’s only available in brand-name. I mean, I could lease a really nice car for that much money, or […]

  • Roughing it:

    So last Friday night I stayed over at a friend’s house. It was later on in the evening when I got there – 8:30, maybe – and she and I had a great time eating delicious food, drinking delicious wine, paraffin waxing our hands, and dancing to music on her iPod. She passed out around […]

  • Things that are unrelated:

    I downloaded a new version of the Scrabble iPhone app today. And it sucks. SUCKS. The load time is horrible, the graphics are lame, and, so far as I can tell, there’s no way to quit a game midstream. I spend about 3/4 of my life playing (and quitting) Scrabble matches against my iPhone’s computer, […]

  • On Going Viral (which is happening):

    OH MY FREAKING GOD PEOPLE. OH MY GOD. So I work for this non-profit part-time, doing social media management and IT infrastructure. And today, this thing we made we went viral. Totally viral. We’ve front-paged on Grist, HuffPo, WaPo, GIZMODO, Reddit, Daily Mail, and on and on and on. I can’t even list the links, […]

  • How I Saved My Own Life (warning: may be triggering)

    This thing in Connecticut. It’s awful. Many have made an emotional corollary between this and 9/11, and I’m inclined to agree. It’s that kind of sickening disbelief that this is really the world we live in, this is really what people do. Many have also made the connection to mental health care and the difficulty […]