1.) The story of Phineas Gage, the guy who was working on a railroad in the 1800's, when a tamping rod shot through his brain and turned him into a real asshole. (And truthfully I only remember that story because I think "Phineas Gage and the Tamping Rods" would be an excellent band name.)
2.) That thing when you're just about to fall asleep but you jerk awake because you feel like you're falling is called "Myoclonus."
3.) "Rooting" is when you poke a baby on its cheek and automatically turns and searches for the nipple.
So clearly, I think we both see why I thought I was qualified to make executive decisions about my own mental health.
- And speaking of good band names! I refer you to the following email I got this morning from my sister: