anxiety · Depression · Health · Life · mental health

Getting ready!

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!

Depression · Family · Health · Life · mental health · PND

Going Down

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

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