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The Drugs Are Working

April 21, 2022

I called my dear mother the other day.

Hey, Mom. How are you doing?

Pretty good. How are YOU doing?

Not too bad.

That’s not what I heard.

Don’t believe everything you read on the internet

My dear mother reads this blog. Last week I posted about my anxiety. (Running From The Demons.)

I have anxiety. Sometimes it’s more under control than others. I also have ADHD. You know what helps ADHD? Caffeine. Caffeine really helps control the symptoms of ADHD. You know what affect caffeine has on anxiety?

Makes it worse. Sometimes a little. Sometimes a lot.

I was on anxiety meds last year: Lexapro. It helped. And then I found I could function without Lexapro. Life went well for a while. But, the anxiety has been creeping back in. Last week the Demons were bad.

Today I took Lexapro. You know what didn’t show up? The Demons weren’t here today. I had a super productive day.

Sometimes drugs really are the answer.

Stay safe

Rodney M Bliss is an author, columnist and IT Consultant. His blog updates every weekday. He lives in Pleasant Grove, UT with his lovely wife, thirteen children and grandchildren. Order Miscellany II, an anthology including his latest short story, “The Mercy System” here

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