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Off we go...

A blog dedicated to my musings about life (while I try to eliminate the last 75mg of Zoloft from my daily ingestion)…

There is so much CRAZY happening in the world every day I’m finding it almost impossible to differentiate what is a reasonable amount of existential dread versus what might be symptomatic of withdrawal.

Antidepressants

Antidepressant Use and the Increased Risk of Developing Dementia

Several studies released recently – here we will focus on two of them: one a two-year study with a large group of elderly (over 65 years of age) participants and the a broader study tracking neurological changes associated with dementia that included participants of all ages – have raised significant red flags about the use of antidepressants and the increased risk of dementia associated with that. 734 more words

Alzheimer's Disease, Dementias, Age-Related Illnesses Caregiver Support

I Made a Therapy Appointment

So, yesterday was the first day since getting sick out that I was going out. I went out for a little while the day before, but that wasn’t with the one day at a time and it wasn’t for very long. 782 more words

Anxiety

Breaking veganism, depression, and disordered eating: why I need to be nicer to myself and others pt. 1

The intention of this post is not to decry veganism, nor is it to tell you how veganism made me go crazy. I am writing this with the sole intention of documenting my own experience in an attempt to better understand it, communicate my thoughts effectively to my peers (specifically the friends and family who have watched the last few, confusing months), apologize to those I feel I’ve hurt throughout the years (you know who you are), and perhaps to help others in the same situation. 2,695 more words

Depression

You Just Don't Get it

So, this morning, the phone woke me up and it was my aunt calling. Now this one aunt doesn’t get anxiety. She thinks she does, but she doesn’t. 688 more words

Anxiety

Trying new medication

So last crisis… that passed. I kind of made peace with my own mind the next day. You don’t know how tired are you of a situation until you beat your own brain to death, in a metaphorical way of course. 306 more words

Anxiety

A Month In...

So, I’ve been taking these medications for a month now. I just upped the Zoloft dosage from 25mg to 50mg this past Thursday. Honestly, it may be too soon, but I think the 50 is better than the 25. 301 more words

Life