Most of my posts reflect my mood as I write to express, entertain and evolve. Hence sometimes the posts are heart-wrenching and melancholic and at other times they are simple and light. I believe that personal blogs are all about articulating your personality and what makes you, YOU.
Medicine and writing are two key facets of my personality. My family seems to think I find a way to bring it into most conversations. They think “I like to have an answer for everything, that often involves some medical jargon”.
So here goes, Neuroscience has spent a long time trying to explain why people feel giddy in love and has come up with several worthy explanations – the most significant being a chemical imbalance involving three major players dopamine (the happy hormone), serotonin (the stabilizer) and adrenaline (the fight or flight hormone). The escalation of dopamine and adrenaline, appeal to the reward centers in your brain and make you feel unwittingly exalted. Interestingly, the hormone responsible for mood and appetite – the serotonin levels plummet and that is the crux behind the overpowering infatuation one experiences. Despite knowing all this, when you experience it, this knowledge decides to go into deep slumber, leaving you blubbering like an idiot. And that’s where most of the beauty lies, in all the moments we cannot just explain.
Spent four years digesting, The human brain, And yet somehow, I can never explain, How sagacity vanishes, When I gaze into his eyes, I get lost in, the greenery for miles, My pulse quickens, My mouth is dry, My brain, once sharp, Can't muster a 'Hi' My knees go weak, My eyelids flutter, Illusion of pride, Wholly shattered, Am I having a seizure? There has to be a reason, My loyal gray cells, Engaged in treason, Lost for answers, I look to the lord above, He snorts in mirth, Honey, you're in love.