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This is so well-written! I love how you added all these apt imageries and each paragraph "got to the point."

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Love how you tied neuroplasticity, psychoactive drugs and introspection together in your own personal journey. Eager to read more about the "Tl;dr" of how you chose the drugs that worked out and thank you for introducing Himitsu-Bako to me - it sounds like the perfect gift for my puzzle-loving teen

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Thaaanks! The TLDR is mostly getting to know your genome and cross-checking if basic biochemistry needs are met through diet and lifestyle. Then to find some shortcuts (like meds/supplements) to test the hypothesis - I think of this process like the playful cousin of bio hacking - bioexploration.

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“...it feels good not just to have less of symptoms, but to have more of life by my design.” That really is key, isn’t it? No one really just wants to shed their symptoms. We want to live fully. You’re a master class in how to achieve that - step by step.

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This was fantastic Maymie. The world needs writing like this: engaging personal stories weaved with clear subject matter expertise. I was hooked the whole way through and will be back for more. Thanks for writing, your voice is a gift to the world.

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