It' s been a couple of weeks since I stopped reducing my medication and I definitely feel better. There are still some moments where I feel tension from the top of my head to the tip of my toes which is followed by utter exhaustion. My daughter visited from down south and we had a lovely few days together. I felt my heart was going to break when I had to say goodbye but it felt good to really feel again and know it was a legit feeling. My daughter has been through so much with me and at times has had to be far stronger than most of her age. Seeing her mother at breaking point brought out such strength in her but I'm also aware that it made her hugely vulnerable. During these times she cope
Anxiety, Depression, Antidepressants and Hope.
For over 20 years anxiety and depression have been a part of my life but now armed with a well being toolkit I am reducing my medication. Let's get talking about mental wellbeing.