I feel like I’m taking myself to the repair shop. Again. Maybe I’m one of those models that Consumer Reports would rate as a “lemon,” because I have so many issues that just aren’t easy to fix. And as soon as I fix one thing, another thing doesn’t work right. (This is where a cheerier,…
I’m asking myself: is this pile of medications and supplements helping me? Am I making too many changes? Should I keep doing this?
Pause those efforts to build healthy routines. Stop processing old trauma. Don’t worry about emotional healing. It’s withdrawal time.
Over the past six weeks, I’ve been working with a new psych nurse to clean up my overly medicated brain.
This is a story about what you get when you put together body work, psychopharmacology, lots of trauma therapy, and one very tired woman.
In recent weeks, I’ve spent more time in bed than I typically spend in three months. It’s just been a fairly steady slide into listlessness. I go to therapy but don’t make any progress because I don’t have the energy to do much of anything. I’ve never experienced this before. I’ve been depressed, yes, but…
I’ve heard for a long time that it can be difficult to come off the anti-depressant Effexor. I’ve only just started to reduce the dose I’m on, and my brain does funny things in the morning.