If I said the last few weeks have been easy I would be lying! Finally seeing the GP and having antidepressant withdrawal confirmed as the cause of my physical and emotional upset has given me the strength I need to change things. I have now been on 30 mg for just over a week and am feeling the physical benefits at last. One of the things I noticed during the worst of it was that if I was stressed or surprised it made things worse. Basically if I experienced an adrenaline rush whether through something good or bad I would then ache for hours after. Something else that reared it's ugly head was my problem with food. I felt far more anxious around food. Since my earliest memory I have been a '
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.