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Medication changes

I read some horror stories about venlafaxine withdrawal. There’s even a petition with 30,000 signatures to stop it being prescribed. So I was dreading today- my first day without venlafaxine. 484 more words


This is the last straw! Addressing my concerns with my GP

Following recent events concering my medication, and realising this was one too many times I was going to put up with the stigma surrounding mental health and psychological problems, I have formally complained to my GP. 57 more words

Mental Health

Roxanna (Dawn), Undiagnosed Bio

I’m writing because im frustrated and sad. Today I got my results and doctor says negative for Cushings .
F CORTISOL, FREE, URINE 36.2 Range 4.0 to 50.0… 161 more words


Lexapro Journal (Continued)

I’m writing this blog as an update to the Lexapro 100 day Journal one that I wrote back in 2016.

I don’t blog that often, but when I do check the statistics for the number of readers, I see that between 3 and 15 people each day read this article. 2,197 more words

Pill problems: the frustration of anti-depressants

This is the first of a four part series exploring the stigmitisation of anti-depressants. After experiencing difficulties getting my prescription from a GP yet again… 710 more words

Mental Health

I thought I had forgotten the intensely bitter taste of the uncoated paracetamol I used in my attempted overdose aged 14. But one sunny Monday evening I sat outside a cafe with a glass of wine and the memory of that taste washed over me. 1,041 more words