Day 14 post failed suicide attempt – There and back again…

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5:00am Nurse takes my blood pressure. Breakfast. Alone… I have porridge, not too hot, not too cold, just right… I have yogurt and fresh fruit. I enjoy an omelette with cheese and bacon bits. I wash it down with a cup of coffee. I take my medicine with a glass of apple juice. I take…… Continue reading Day 14 post failed suicide attempt – There and back again…

Day 6 post failed suicide attempt – what is religion really?

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5:00am Friday morning. Nurse takes blood pressure. Breakfast Alone. Bandage still on my wrist covering the 11 stitches used to close the wound I caused with my switchblade. All the other patients avoid me, probably because I am the only one in the Psychiatric Ward who tried to commit suicide. Shower. Get dressed. Wait… Psychiatrist…… Continue reading Day 6 post failed suicide attempt – what is religion really?

Day 5 post failed suicide attempt – Ritalin to assist with High-functioning Autistic Savant Syndrome

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Rise Rise against the dying of the light… On the 5th day in the Psychiatric Hospital I was about to test medication called Ritalin. Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a nervous system stimulant that’s commonly used to treat ADHD in adults and children.It’s a brand-name prescription medication that targets dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain to reduce…… Continue reading Day 5 post failed suicide attempt – Ritalin to assist with High-functioning Autistic Savant Syndrome