My Ketamine Infusion Treatment #6

My Ketamine Infusion Treatment #6

My last treatment. I’m sad. I may be smiling but if you look closely, you can see the sadness. Here I sit in my big comfy chair. If you’ve been follwing my blog, you’ll notice I replaced the word ‘the’ with the word ‘my’?...

My Ketamine Infusion Treatment #5

Long story short, I was diagnosed with ADHD at age 5. Folks, I’m 56. That was 51 years ago NOT when it was popular. My mom didn’t put me on medication and she didn’t follow up by teaching me coping strategies either. Needless to say, school was a...

My Ketamine Infusion Treatment #4 (Part 2 Abandonment)

I’m starting this blog post two days post-treatment #4. I had such a significant breakthrough yesterday, I wanted to post it separately. Even though there are 60 years of medical ketamine use, there are only about 10 to 15 years of its use in mental health...

My Ketamine Infusion Treatment #4

I’m having my 4th treatment at 3:30 pm today. I wanted to report on how I’ve done this week. It’s been a week since my last treatment. This report isn’t all fluffy and nice. I’ve had a hard week. I started off angry. I don’t like to...

My Ketamine Infusion Treatment #3

The day of treatment number three. I eat. I grab a bluetooth speaker for the playlist I created last night. I have been warned to only use instramental music. I listen to the songs on the way to my treatment. I remove a couple of songs because they seem too jarring....

My Ketamine Infusion Treatment #2

Here I sit, 6 hours after my treatment still feeling ever so slightly high. I should probably explain here… Full disclosure – as a teenager, I dabbled, no, I dove into and lounged in the deep end of the drug pool. My drugs of choice were LSD, cocaine,...