I’m finally on the full dose of my anti-depressants and feeling much better!
Dealing with the side-effects of my new medication in what I hope is a sensible way!
Another update on my mental health journey…
I promised an update and here it is – better late than never!!
So, today is the day I start taking my tablets, but I haven’t taken any yet because they make you super drowsy so it is advised to take them in the evening before you go to bed. I have decided to keep a paper record of everything as well, because then I have something to…… Continue reading Getting ready!
Quick update on why the recent radio silence
It’s been a while since I came off my anti-depressants so I thought I’d write an update on how I feel now they are out of my system and I’m going it alone.
Two weeks ago today, I took my last Duloxetine tablet. It has been a very long two weeks. The weeks before that, where I was alternating between my ‘half dose’ tablet and no tablet, were not my favourite either. After stabilising nicely onto the half dose tablets, I hoped that the transition downward would be…… Continue reading Eyes Open
Two weeks into my six week plan to get off my medication – how’s it going? Good. I think. This fortnight has seen me alternating between taking my full dosage and just half dosage each night, slowly trying to get my body to adjust to having less and less Duloxetine in my system. Overall it…… Continue reading Going Down
Today I went to see my doctor and we set up a six week plan to wean me off my anti-depressants. The Duloxetine has been a game-changer for me. After the disaster that was my last round of Citalopram, I was resigned to the feeling that I’d have to be medicated forever. Then I started…… Continue reading The Beginning Of The End