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Grumpy old guy
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Well, on Monday my endocrinologist and I decided to play with my brain chemistry. Yes, there is a perfectly valid reason to do this, I had a pre-existing, undiagnosed condition which once treated suddenly endowed me with the desire and ability to write. Hooray for me!

However, as with all people with some sort of disorder, once I was fully functional and happy for the first time in my life, I stopped taking the medication which in turn led to me losing the ability to write a story. Bummer for me!

For the past eighteen months we have been playing around with various doses of hormones: both male and female. Interestingly, as my levels of estrogen rose my propensity for sudden fits of anger and violence escalated. Double bummer for me! But, luckily I have enough self-control to not actually murder someone when they take my lollies.

The point is, I am returning to the initial medication I was on with the attendant side-effects I was trying to avoid this time round. It's not so bad--really!

I didn't expect the cocktail to have such an immediate effect, the last time it took about six months to re-wire my neural pathways, but after looking at what i've posted in the last couple of days I reckon I'm on a fast track.

So, if I post stuff that makes no sense, or less than usual, forgive me, I'm having a bad head day.

Phil.

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Robert Nowall
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Sorry to hear that.
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Don't feel sorry, Robert. I'm looking forward to getting back something that means so much to me that I didn't realise it till it was gone. That nearly drove me over an edge.

So, every new day is one step closer to my deepest desire. I just hope I don't make a fool of myself as I get there.

Phil.

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Sorry to hear you had to go through all that but it's good they have an answer and the side effects aren't so bad.


And that you can write now.

You're neural pathways could still be there which is why it works faster this time.

But good going and keep it up.

Write a story or three about the experience--unless you want to forget it.

But a true story since people like those type.

A fiction one but instead of the usual SF maybe try a fantasy tale with some form magic helping the person. Hmmm.

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I hope everything works out well for you! No worries about sense or lack thereof. The important thing is that you're getting healthy and happy. [Smile]
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