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I’m Off My Meds!!! – Zach

It’s been a while since I have posted about Zach due to the overwhelming work load of the MBA. We’ve also been waiting to see if he would respond well to being taken off the fluoxetine. It has been at least three months since his last pill and we can safely say he responded well […]

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Deconstructing Zach

When I was little my mom let me watch the movie Reconstructing Henry in which Harrison Ford plays a wealthy man that loses his memory and motor skills due to an accident. As he starts piecing together his life he realizes that he used to be a horrible person and that his new condition presented […]

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The Zach Diaries: Week 8 of Behaviorist Treatment

It has been a few weeks since I posted an update and it was mostly because training Zach to not react to certain things takes time to show improvement.  For the last couple of weeks we have managed to train him to sleep by himself, to react less to doorbells (does not react to doorbells […]

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The Zach Diaries: Week Two of Behaviorist Treatment Plan

All days start with 2 Prozacs, 20 mgs each. Since this won’t change past day 1, I won’t repeat it. I’ll list medication changes as they happen. Also, he always responds to water, inside and outside commands so we won’t include them in the practice cue list. Day 8, April 20th: After the excitement of […]