Category: Depression



Influenced by #Depression?

I got my nap in, and that may just end up being the limit of today’s excitement. Lizze isn’t feeling well, so going anywhere or doing anything wasn’t really possible. I hate seeing her so miserable and not be able to help. It also sucks not being able to take advantage of the time to …

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How we knew our 11-year-old son was #depressed and how we’re helping him

I’ve spoken about my personal war with depression many times. This time, I thought I would take a few minutes and provide some insight into how we knew that Emmett was struggling with depression, as well as why we decided medication was in his best interest. Everyone is different, and this is not to be …

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People have been asking my advice on withdrawaling from #Paxil and here it is

I’m not feeling good but for the first time in months, I woke up and didn’t feel like I needed to vomit. I’m not nearly 100% but I’m getting there. Quite a few people have been reaching out in regards to my journey and seeking advice about starting theirs. Coming off of Paxil or any …

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Positive changes in my body since stopping #Paxil

We just got back from this afternoon’s appointments and it’s been a super long day so far but I’ve made it this long. ☺ It occurred to me that I’ve talked in detail about the side effects from Paxil withdrawal that I’ve been dealing with but not the positive changes in my body since discontinuing …

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We’re getting there

I’m feeling much better after laying down for a little while. I pushed through the morning and got some things done. I layed down because I have a decent drive ahead of me and I need to be in a good place to do that. The point is, I’m feeling better and for now, back …

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I’ve been off #Paxil for a month and the nausea is still a problem

It’s been about a month since I took my final dose of Paxil. To say it’s been an easy process would be a boldface lie. Frankly, it’s been an absolute nightmare. Slowly lowering my dose over 90 days was rough but it didn’t truly suck until the Paxil was completely out of my system. Having …

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