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One week sober

It’s now Tuesday, exactly a week since I had my last drinking spell.  A week may not seem like a long time or much of an achievement, but it’s an eternity for someone with a long history of substance abuse … Continue reading

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I’m quitting alcohol

I know I’ve unsuccessfully tried to quit alcohol before and have failed, but I really need to try harder this time.  I haven’t had a drink for 2 days now, i.e. since Tuesday.  That may not seem like a long … 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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My last ever “Back in Rochester” blog entry

I got back to Rochester around 1 am this morning, which was over an hour later than planned due to the Amtrak train experiencing engine failure, resulting in being stuck at Albany train station for over an hour and a … Continue reading

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Saturday, Snow and Sadness

I know you all probably think that I’m just a “negative person” or a “complainer”, but nothing could be further from the truth. If something good happens to me, I’ll go into just as much elaborate detail about it as … Continue reading

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