Tag Archives: antidepressants

Trapped alone in a world that I fear and a body that I hate

I’m over the worst of the flu, but my mental health continues to slowly deteriorate. The clock is ticking away and failure is imminent. I am unable to face the world and I’m hopelessly out of my depth and completely … Continue reading

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Dyspraxia + anxiety + the ‘trans curse’ = embarrassment

I hate Friday nights and weekends, but at least the school holidays are coming to an end on Monday, so I can try to resume my usual ‘going out’ routine when it isn’t dark or extremely early in the morning. … Continue reading

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I’ve quit antidepressants for good this time. I have enough reasons to hate my body as it is, without having to worry that the pills I’m taking that don’t even work could cause weight gain. It’s either continue taking the … Continue reading

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Medication problem (withdrawal symptoms, fear of weight gain)

My GP switched me from duloxetine to citalopram, without taking into consideration that duloxetine can’t just be stopped suddenly without withdrawal symptoms.  Back in Rochester, my psychiatrist was tapering me off duloxetine in order for me to try something else, … Continue reading

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