Depression · Health · Life · mental health

The Beginning Of The End


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

Depression · Health · Life · mental health

On The Other Side


Well I’ve been on Duloxetine for a little over a week now and the withdrawal effects from the Citalopram have finally worn off. Now I’m getting to know my new normal on the Duloxetine. Obviously, it’s going to take a few more weeks before everything settles but already there is a difference in me. I’m…… Continue reading On The Other Side

Depression · Health · Life · mental health

Withdrawal


So, I’m just over halfway through reducing my dose to wean myself off the citalopram ready to start the new stuff I can’t spell. Turns out those tiny little tablets had worked their way into my body very effectively and it isn’t responding very happily to them going away. All the time, I feel weird.…… Continue reading Withdrawal