Tag Archives: Depression

Hopefully this is a step in the right direction

Emmett didn’t make it to school today again, because he’s not feeling well. I’ve been running around this morning but I’ve got a minute to publish an update before I go walking. Elliott got to school on time and without issue. Gavin’s bloodwork was drawn and we are waiting for… Read more »

This might actually be progress

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I actually had a pretty good day for the first time in over a week. For the most part, I felt like myself again. That’s a good thing because I’ve not been myself for awhile. I had a few rough patches today. I got very frustrated with the kids but… Read more »

This is what withdrawing from #Paxil is doing to me

I wanted to touch base and let you guys know where I’ve been. Since last Thursday, I’ve been really, really struggling both physically and emotionally. I was doing pretty good, or so I thought. For most of the last 90 days or so, I was going okay. I would feel… Read more »

IMPORTANT UPDATE: My nightmarish withdrawal from #Paxil has taken an unexpected turn

Yesterday, I told you that Gavin’s appointment with Dr. Reynolds went fine. What I didn’t tell you was that I had a chance to talk to him about my current struggles with coming off of Paxil. I also wanted to update you all as well because I think it’s been… 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 »

Things That Can Directly Affect Your Mental Health

This is a collaborative post and does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of this blog or its author. People don’t realize that there are things they do every day that directly affect their mental health, either in a positive or negative way. Mental health still isn’t taken seriously by… Read more »

Living with #Depression is a war, not just a battle

I wanted to take a few minutes and share what I consider to be a major milestone in how I’m managing my Depression. Depression has been a part of my life since my early teens and will likely be an indefinite part of my life. While Depression is a consistent… Read more »

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