Step Down

Stepping down from the steroids = insanely craazy brain. Like, Hamster Wheel Brain on Crack Plus a Pot of Coffee.

That's all I got today. Here's the list of side effects. I've highlighted the ones that feel extra special to me (let's look past the weight gain and glucose issues, MK?) I know the alternative is not breathing. I know. But man. I've never felt the urge to punch something so badly.

Short-term effects have included sodium retention-related weight gain 
and fluid accumulation, hyperglycemia and glucose intolerance, 
hypokalemia, gastrointestinal upset and ulceration, reversible 
depression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, 
and mood changes ranging from mild euphoria and insomnia 
to nervousness, restlessness, mania, catatonia, depression, 
delusions, hallucinations, and violent behavior.


  1. Sounds like fun! Get better soon :)

  2. Wheee! Thanks! I'm much better today. THANK GOD. :)


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