This has absolutely nothing to do with my blog, but I am writing this at the same time watching a film about mankind harnessing the power of “dark energy” only to underestimate its power. They only have until the end of the… film basically to save the world from destruction. I imagine it all works out fine, but I’ll keep you posted as we go along, if the film is shocking then I’m going to sack it off.
Millions if not billions has been spent on epilepsy medication development since year dot. Many of us have benefited from some spectacular choices and combinations of medications that mean we can chugg along quite nicely. We make a hit or miss decision of “pick and mix” pills, its either the best thing to happen, the worst thing to happen or even worse… nothing happens.
I have noticed that millions if not billions has been spent on many other types of medication, and as the years have gone on the choices have expanded. This is an excellent thing. We can’t always access these drugs and this is another issue but thanfully the research has been done in the first place.
I am pointing out the obvious.
There is just one comparison I would like to make.
If we compare developments in technologies to developments in AEDs there is one massive disparity. Size.
Phones, computers, bits inside computers and all other technology stuff are all getting smaller yet better. However my newer, more modern and better tablets seem to be getting bigger and more plentiful. I.e. more to swallow in one go. Its colourful gravel.
When I say bigger, I’m not just being fussy. I have had no problems swallowing these things in the past. Nowadays these things are huge! You can honestly question which end you put them in. If I didn’t know any better, or could read, I would be cautiously looking south :-S.
Film update: male protagonist is in therapy, he doesn’t get on with his daughter. He is highly likely to go through an ordeal which will save the world and bring him closer to his daughter. Just a thought.
Have you ever looked at a phone or a computer or thought, wait, this is far too sleek and stylish? They should make these things bigger and more clumpy. No.
So why am I looking at AEDs and thinking that we have moved on to suppositories or a job lot of suppository packaging? It is basically like eating shoes, bad shoes, not even good shoes, ugly clumpy, not even sleek and easy to swallow shoes..?
I am going to add into my daily calorie count (I have NEVER counted my calories). I am going to add a pack of butter with which to lube up my AED shoe size tablet torpedoes. They will just glide down and breakfast and lunch with be covered all at once.
Film update:The world hasn’t started to end yet… But it looks like this guy needs therapy too. Must be all that dark energy flying around.
Despite my tablets coming with a “not for beginners” label on them. We have been getting on rather well. I am secure in the knowledge that these tablets will not make my eyes and finger nails blue. Or as by good friend described it “basically becoming an actual avatar” or a filly paid up member of the blue man group. I am almost certain that becoming an avatar would not have been on the cards but with my old pills blue nails and eyes were, hence the MASSIVE new ones. But it did get me thinking.
Imagine if they didn’t stop me from taking the tablets, what if they said “well if they work, its up to you”… Good job they weren’t that blasé. Were some side effects worth the risks if the meds were that good?
I turned the film off, it took to long for the wold to harvest dark energy. This was mainly because of was a series. I didn’t think that I was ready for that kind of commitment .
Despite all the progressions in what medications for people with epilepsy can do. I think there is some kind of double dare to us/me saying “I dare you to add this monster bad boy to your cocktail of goodies”. It at least makes me smile. If only apple made and samsung made AEDs.
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