Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dr. Oz segment, critical of Big Pharma, yanked off show’s site within 24 hours of being aired.

On May 12, 2011, a segment aired on The Dr. Oz Show entitled “The 4 Things Drug Companies Don’t Want You To Know.” The piece was about business practices in the pharmaceutical industry that have a lot more to do … Continue reading

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If you’re only going to sign one benzo petition, this is the one to sign.

A friend of mine and a former moderator at the first benzo support group that I ever belonged to devoted a year of her life to preparing this Citizen Petition to the FDA. It’s well researched and has the support … Continue reading

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‘Make It Go Away’ by Holly Cole

Most of my “Songs That Speak To Me” will be hopeful and uplifting. This song, which is simply beautiful, isn’t one of them. It’s about someone who’s going through a difficult time and just wants a shoulder to cry on … Continue reading

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Report at eight months out

5/6/11—April 24 was my eight months off anniversary. I began writing an update on that day, but never finished it. Lately I’ve been having an excess of  “mini waves,” days or a couple of day where my symptoms are higher … Continue reading

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