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Walking Through Murky Water

Sometimes, I feel likeĀ I’m walking through murky water when I’m dealing with my anxiety. I spend a lot of time trying to figure out what is really happening, and what my brain is trying to tell me (negative cognitions/perceptions/interpretations). 406 more words


Pills, Glorious Pills

Ah, medication.

You can love it or hate it. Or be somewhere in the middle.

The major problem with medication for psychological problems is the side effects. 578 more words


Two Years

Two years since my last blog post. Two years since my mother suffered a sepsis due to necrosis in the foot, caused by undiagnosed diabetes type 1. 205 more words


Realisations and Confessions: Facing the Old Enemy

There’s a lot to be said for pride; it has a lot to answer for. I’ve been rather quiet over the last few months, and besides a timely reminder just to let you know I’m not giving up on this thing, in light of everything I’ve gone on about in the past I also feel like I need to talk about some things. 1,286 more words

Venlafaxine Withdrawal

Don’t do it. Whether intentional or unintentional, just don’t.

I’ve done it twice unintentionally. Ie ran out on a Sat & had to wait until Monday. 31 more words

Mental Health

Medication update; If I were Leslie Knope I'd be better by now

Sunday 5th July – 2.18pm At the start of this process I would never have thought I would be here 4 or more months later still struggling to get my medication sorted. 916 more words


Medication update : Shit I've learned

Monday 22nd June – 12.45 pm, lunch time ish

Aha! You thought I was done with all this medication malarkey? Well, by now I thought I would be too. 538 more words