• Prescribed.

    20mg. 40mg.30mg.20mg.Now 10mg.The reduction in anti-depressant dosage has begun. I'm so scared. Each time this has happened, I experience the worst lows ever. I can't get up, get washed or care about the things I usually do. I'm exhausted, upset and annoyed. After this though, I feel great. I level out and feel joy again. I enjoy things, I get up earlier, I feel more together. The anticipation for this should push aside any negativity or fear ...

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    Tags:
    medication,
    depression,
    anti-depressants,
    Recovery,
    recovery journey
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  • Let it Go

    So I got my medical notes. After 11 years I now have as clear a picture in my head of what happened to me when I was most unwell as I guess I ever will have. It made interesting reading actually. Sadly it also re-affirmed what I have always believed happened - I was just given drugs and no one appeared to have listened to what I was trying to say about the root cause ...

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    Tags:
    medication,
    PMDD,
    suicide,
    Hormones