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Depression is such a bitch

I had all the intentions in the world to blog about my weekend on the psych unit which really changed my world in so many ways, but yet again, my depression decided to stop me from doing things and I’ve been in bed a lot. 347 more words

My Daily Life

Dual reuptake inhibitors incur lower rates of tachyphylaxis than selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: a retrospective study.

BACKGROUND: The notion that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be associated with higher relapse rates than other antidepressants during maintenance treatment ( 278 more words


I did something really stupid today!

I have lived with depression for most of my adult life and for the past 15 years I have been seeing a psychiatrist on a monthly basis who has helped me an awful lot but today I think I did something really stupid! 495 more words


Sore Feet and Other Adjustments

When I got in after my first day of work yesterday my whole body ached but mentally I was fine.

There are many things that I am going to have to get used to now that I’m working again. 176 more words



Not going to be a long post this time, but just thought I’d let you guys know that I hit a bit of a milestone today. 153 more words

PMDD Square One

This is me at PMDD square one again: back to 40mg of fluoxetine on my first bout of PMDD without the venlafaxine. previously I was on 60mg fluoxetine so I’m giving 40 a go to see how it is. 313 more words

Bulgar Wheat, 11pm

Why do I make delicious packed lunches then bloody eat some of them?! Goddammit! I made this lovely bulgar wheat salad and thought, I better just taste that and see if it’s nice… I only had a few spoonfuls but WHY?! 710 more words