Tag Archives: medication

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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Really struggling

I’ve not felt right all day, since I woke up from a nightmare around 2am.  I went out earlier to drop Persephone off at the bike shop and to see my GP, but I was an anxious wreck the entire … 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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Day 2 in Newark (Nottinghamshire, not New Jersey)

This is my second day in the Airbnb home in Newark and so far, it’s been peaceful and without complication.  There is another guest staying here, but he’s hardly ever here and the host is out of town.   My mum … Continue reading

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Feeling completely hopeless and overwhelmed…

After months of communicating back and forth between my friend and I in Stevenage, the ‘move in’ with her friend that was supposed to happen yesterday completely fell through.  They had a falling out and she just stopped responding to … Continue reading

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