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Tired of cleaning up shit.

I don’t know why writing has to feel so difficult, but I know I can’t comfortably sit down and express my thoughts or even think ¬†with the smell of rank, piss-soaked litter boxes and traces of Derby’s behavioral issues all over the house. 1,167 more words

A mess of thoughts

I started the day again today by breaking into a mess of tears. I just couldn’t handle the stress, or the thought of having to leave the house and go to work. 348 more words

Bpd

Three Things Not To Say To Someone With a Mental Illness (And Some Alternatives)

Telling someone that you have a mental illness is a little bit like coming out. You have to assess that person and work out whether they’re likely to react positively or negatively. 1,070 more words

Mental Health

Cymbalta

Cymbalta

Common Names: Duloxetine

What is it for?

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • chronic pain conditions (Fibromyalgia, CRPS, Lupus)

How is it administered? oral

Drawbacks:

  • Expensive and not accepted by all insurance companies as it is labeled as an antidepressant…

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Pain Relief

How different a year makes...

It’s coming up to a year since I tried to take my own life. My train of thought today is very different than this time last year. 832 more words

Bdp

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. 606 more words

Life

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. 364 more words

Life