When the Zombies Keep Coming.

Sleep settled on me before I wanted it to – 11:30 pm. Then released me from its grasp before I desired – 2 am. It refuses to return for several hours, begrudgingly settling over me at 6 am. Having insomnia is frustrating, having it with zombies only amplifies this frustration.… Continue reading

Five Weeks of Light Therapy

Introduction I’ve been blogging over the last number of weeks about my experiences with light therapy. I now have six full weeks of data – one week demonstrating what was a typical pre-light therapy nap pattern and the other five post-light therapy nap pattern. The aggregate data seems to indicate… Continue reading

Oooohhh, that Makes Me So MAD!

I feel so angry right now…and I’m trying to practice acceptance…I’m trying to accept that this is just the way it is, that I can work towards a different tomorrow, but that I can’t change the past. That I have to accept my limitations and while I want to overcome… Continue reading

Is This What Normal Feels Like?

I’ve struggled throughout my life with OCD – for which I now take 60 mg daily of Prozac. I’ve struggled with ADD – for which I now take 20 mg daily of Adderall XR (extended release). I’ve struggled with dysthymia and major depressive episodes – for which I now take… Continue reading

Fisher Wallace – Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation – A Lot of Days

I haven’t been recording for a while. It looks like my last entry was for the 26th-27th of January (2.19), that means nothing for the 27th-28th (2.20), 28th-29th (2.21), 29th-30th (2.22), 30th-31st (2.23), 31st-1st (2.24), 1st-2nd (2.25), 2nd-3rd (2.26). Today is the 3rd to 4th (2.27). The churches’ annual congregational… Continue reading

Fisher Wallace – Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation – Day 2.17

Day 2.17 (Fri->Sat) Conflating Variables This was an extremely busy day, from morning until night I was going, going – and most of it was in meetings. I was so exhausted that I did not end up exercising, I just went to bed. I used CES both morning and night.… Continue reading

Fisher Wallace – Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation – Day 2.16

Day 2.16 (Thurs->Fri) Conflating Variables Spent 2.25 hrs. exercising. Spent the evening with Paul, Kyle, Kevin, and John B. eating food and watching a movie. Lactose intolerance kicked in around 1:45 am, was up until 4:25 am. Unfortunate, but I used activated charcoal to mitigate my symptoms – so at… Continue reading

Fisher Wallace – Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation – Day 2.15

Day 2.15 (Wed->Thurs) Conflating Variables Used CES both morning and evening. Exercised for 1.75 hrs. Used Lumosity for 1.5 hrs. Napped for 1.5 hrs. Traveled for groceries and to provide assistance to congregant. Results FitBit reports that I had 88% sleep efficiency (low). It took me 6 min. to fall… Continue reading

Fisher Wallace – Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation – Day 2.10, 2.11, 2.12

Day 2.10 (Fri->Sat) Conflating Variables Woke up around 1:40 am, couldn’t fall back asleep till 2:15 am. This was a fairly short “can’t sleep” period for me. Exercised for 2+ hours. Fell asleep in the evening from 9:30-11 pm, this usually would result in me not being able to sleep… Continue reading

Fisher Wallace – Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation – Day 2.9 (Thurs–>Fri)

Conflating Variables Had a difficult phone conversation with someone questioning my decision to remain a pastor while being divorced – this was the second conversation in as many days. Exercised for around 2.5 hrs. I’ve been trying to exercise 2 hrs. per day. It hasn’t been that much of a… Continue reading