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I wake up at 4 am, again this morning. I turn away from the alarm clock and press myself against my husband. Don’t think, I tell myself. 620 more words


We Interrupt This Program To Bring You A Special Update on Effexor Withdrawal

“Wait,” you think. “Haven’t I already heard from you about withdrawal from Effexor?”

Why yes, you have. I’ve been writing about this since January, when I climbed out of my bed (barely) to go to my first appointment with my new psychiatric nurse practitioner, Tabitha. 795 more words


Notes from the inside. *CAUTION: Contains Mental Health Crap - Don't Care? Don't Read*

This post is no longer valid. I discharged on Tuesday night April 4th. But still, this is interesting/entertaining/fills the lack of posts void/etc

Since this post was written, I have officially come off of Effexor (venlafaxine). 708 more words


Making My Brain Less Chemically Toxic

It’s been six weeks since I first saw my new psychiatric nurse, Tabitha. In that time, I have reduced the amount of venlafaxine (Effexor) I take each day, stopped taking trazodone at night, and tried a number of different alternatives to help me sleep. 912 more words


February 20, 2017

Hi. My name is Danica and from age 13, from what I can remember, I have been dealing with depression. I have been diagnosed as depressed from 3 psychiatrists. 265 more words

Daily Journal

The Nigerian Prince

Today I met the psychiatrist I had given the title, Nigerian Prince. A Nigerian psychiatrist that was going to be my savior. He was going to ride in on his white horse and help this damsel in distress. 345 more words


On Friday last week I finally got a letter from the community mental health team (cmht) telling me that I had an appointment to see the psychiatrist on Tuesday at 3.30pm with my normal psychiatrist. 1,077 more words

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