Recovery Update 01 Nov 2016.

I started seeing a therapist, a CP – Clinical Psychologist. I tried very hard to navigate the US health care/insurance industry to choose a {helper} who could assess my depression and write me PRESCRIPTIONS for medicine… but I failed. It turns out PC’s cannot write scripts in Illinois; so we just talk. It’s a start. I spent the last session talking about my brother’s cocaine use and drug addiction. I whined about how (wait, here it comes – Why me?) why can’t I live in a house with no drugs in it? Is that an unreasonable request? To have a drug-free (more…)