That’s right folks, I passed my psychology course! Woohoo! Just got to wait 10wks for it to go through the accreditation board to get my my piece of paper to put in a frame and add to the rest of them! I will then be officially a psychotherapist after 4 long years of study rather than just a relationship and psychosexual therapist. Still planning on doing another add on course soon though in advanced CBT. I think I’ve become addicted to taking courses lol It would feel strange not to do any more. Maybe I should take an addiction course?!
I spent the last month trying to do an almost 7,000 word essay hence not posting much. I’m happy I passed and nice to have a rest from it for a little while though and indulge in reading novels for pleasure rather than constant heavy psychology tomes!
I’m still battling with the whole gastroparesis thing since coming off my pills. It hasn’t been nice dealing with all that again. I’ve also found out what is up with this chronic coughing/throat tightness I have had for years. Also, the sudden closing up of my vocal cords so I can’t breathe every once in a while. Turns out it’s Sensory neuropathic cough and larnygospasm. Some videos on it here.
Seems it can be helped by amitriptyline which I can’t take due to even half the lowest dose turning me into a non-functioning zombie or a drug such as gabapentin which comes with a whole host of side-effects. Guess I’ll have to put up with the horrible cough/spasm thing then grrr! It would be so nice to be free of it and to be able to actually talk without coughing and choking violently after a few minutes and not to have my vocal cords slam shut and put me into a panic because I can’t breathe for a minute. Anything else rare my body would like to throw at me to cope with as well while you’re at it?! Actually, don’t listen dear body of mine, I really do not want anything else thank you very much!