Taking Medication for the First Time

31 October 1997

I’ve taken medication (Tegretol) for the first time and it is like…
A bucket of cold water thrown on an overheated footballer
Being able to think now!
Putting on shades to blank out the glare
Sanity after years of insanity
A space of calm in the ocean with the sea raging just outside

I can hear myself think calmly now. I can coordinate my physical actions now. I can focus on one thing and remain with it now. I can…I can finish my sentences now! Continue reading Taking Medication for the First Time