Tag Archives: Duloxetine

My anxiety is out of control

I’m tired of making plans and appointments, only to have to cancel every time because my anxiety gets the better of me and I find myself unable to go alone.  I was meant to go to the anxiety group in … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s debilitating, embarassing panic attack

I don’t want to sound like a stuck record, but I’m really really really struggling.  I had a particularly awful day yesterday, which led to one of the worst panic attacks that I’ve had in a while. I went to … 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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As if I don’t hate myself and my hideous appearance enough (harassed, followed in Newark)

I had a frightening experience in Newark earlier, while on my bike riding between Newark Northgate and Newark Castle stations to catch my connecting train.  It was a white van driver with a company logo of some sort who decided … Continue reading

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I can’t take much more of this (the summer of hell, hyperhidrosis, feeling trapped and socially isolated)

The death of animals at the hands of human beings and animal cruelty seems to affect me more than people being cruel to one another these days. While we continue to destroy this planet by polluting it and consuming its … Continue reading

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