Category Archives: Confessions




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 »







A major milestone in managing my #Depression

After roughly six years or so, I am saying goodbye to a medication that has been helping to manage my depression. It’s been a three month long journey to withdrawal from Paxil, under medical supervision. The journey was a mixed bag of feeling like I was going to die and… Read more »







A major milestone in my battle with #Depression

I’ve been openly talking about my torrid relationship with depression for a long time now. It’s important to speak openly and honestly because I want people to know that it’s okay to talk about depression. There’s no shame in battling depression and I think that when we suffer in silence,… Read more »







Depression Confessions: How the @fisherwallace Stimulator is helping me battle #Depression

UPDATE: I was speaking Chip Fisher, the President of Fisher Wallace Laboratories and received an update on insurance companies that are now covering the Fisher Wallace Stimulator.  I’ll add to the list as I get new information.  Insurance companies currently covering the Fisher Wallace Stimulator: United Healthcare Medicaid in the… Read more »







Depression Confession: Major progress has been made

Today begins phase 2 of my withdrawal from Paxil. I’m officially on half on my original dose and that’s progress. The first two weeks were absolutely horrible. It was like the worst case of the flu I’ve ever experienced. That lasted about a week and a half. After that misery… Read more »