Category Archives: Depression Management




My struggle with #Depression and #anxiety is very real right now

If it hasn’t been obvious from my recent postings, I’ve been struggling with depression and anxiety lately. It’s impacting many areas of my life and I can’t really single out a singular trigger. I can, however, say that life has become more difficult as of late. Something you may not… Read more »







3 tell-tale signs I need help with my #Depression

I’ve been very open in regards to my ongoing war with depression. I feel that the only way we can de-stigmatize things like depression or any other mental health illness, is to speak openly, honestly and without shame. It’s with the continued spirit of honesty, that I share with you… Read more »







I’m getting sick again

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Today’s been rough for me because I’ve been getting sick again. By sick, I simply mean very nauseated when I eat and unfortunately, I still have to eat. This has only been a problem since discontinuing Paxil in January. While today sucked, my days do seem to be getting better…. Read more »







Major Update: The State of my Depression

It’s been awhile since I opened up about my Depression and how I’m doing since discontinuing Paxil. It’s been six months since I began the process of weaning off of Paxil. I never imagined it would as bad as it has been. No one ever warned me that Paxil.has such… Read more »







I’m suddenly not feeling well

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All of a sudden, I’ve started not feeling well. It’s not really anything new and it’s probably still the Paxil related stuff because it still is impacting me. On one hand, it sucks to feel like this all the time. On the other hand, things do seem to be getting… Read more »







Managing my #Depression: An Important Update

Depression has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. There have been times when I manage to maintain the upper hand and there are others when Depression makes me its bitch. This is why I refer to my struggles with Depression as a war… Read more »







Getting kicked in the ass by withdrawal symptoms again

The last day or so, I’ve been feeling better. Tomorrow makes two full weeks since I took my last dose of Paxil. It’s been a mixed bag of absolute misery and somewhat survivable. Yesterday I was doing really well and thought I was finally at the tail end of this… Read more »