Dear Marocharim, My Girlfriend Cheated On Me

   There’s no letter, but a friend of mine just approached me this afternoon to say that his girlfriend cheated on him a few weeks back.  Ah, a subject that hits so close to home: who else to ask for free advice than from a guy who got cheated on some years back?    What…

I Don't Like The Drugs (But The Drugs Like Me)

   Biperiden is an interesting drug.  So is Haloperidol.  Like many interesting drugs that are supposed to make my life better, I’m going to ditch them for now and go Rambo.    Having slowly returned to a comparatively mild relapse for a comparatively mild mental disorder, I need prescribed drugs now.  So far, the idea…

Adverse Reactions

   I’m not a doctor or a nurse: I don’t know what “adverse reactions” are.  Little did I know that the pill I was taking to “counter the side-effects” of another medication I’m taking was a drug usually prescribed to counter Parkinson’s Disease.  I’m OK now, but for the better part of six hours last…

Playing Dice

   It’s not too often I grab the brass ring.  Here I am, with an opportunity – admittedly a slim one, but an opportunity nonetheless – to leave this country.  I have staked my name and reputation in a modest research, all in the effort to get somewhere.  Lately, I realized how important that brass…