That's the question I get asked the most these days. My answer? "The same." This response may sound stand off-ish, but it's actually quite accurate - and honest.
"The same" is not a bad thing.
So...what do I mean when I say it?
"The same" means that the effect of this treatment remains unpredictable. It means that I can have a good day or a bad day and not know which is coming. It means that I am exhausted no matter how much sleep I get. It means that sometimes I am forgetful. It means that sometimes I am slow to respond. I end up remembering and I end up responding, but my "processor" is "congested" (with drugs) so the response isn't always immediate.
Sometimes I get tired of explaining how I am when asked. I think "the same" is great answer during those times. People who know me, and regularly check in on how I am doing, will understand "the same."
"The same" is not a bad thing. It means things could be worse but are not. Yet, it also means things are not better (but I know they will be).
In a nutshell, this is what I'm trying to say:
I can depend on one earthly fact that will ALWAYS stay "the same:"
The fact that nothing - on earth - ever does...