My Antidepressant Experience, Simplify Your Health (mental too)

Antidepressant Withdrawal

A new article has come out about antidepressant withdrawal and how difficult it can be for some people to break away from them.  I was one of those people. Click here to read The New York Times article Once I discovered why I was acting so crazy (no other word for it), I wanted off… Continue reading Antidepressant Withdrawal

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Ten Years Ago I Tapered Off Antidepressants

Some people have great success with antidepressants and if that's you then that's awesome. I was not one of those people. Ten years ago today I became Paxil free.  In some ways it seems like just yesterday, in others a lifetime ago.  It was a lifetime ago.  I'm no longer that person. I see it… Continue reading Ten Years Ago I Tapered Off Antidepressants

My Antidepressant Experience, Simplify Your Health (mental too)

Antidepressant Withdrawal …. the Ten Year Wave

It's been nearly ten years since I took my last dose of Paxil and I assumed that withdrawal was behind me.  Well you know what they say about assume. Sunday morning I woke up feeling incredibly nauseous.  Not incredibly in a good way.  I couldn't figure out why so I rushed to the bathroom ... just… Continue reading Antidepressant Withdrawal …. the Ten Year Wave

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My Antidepressant Experience, Simplify Your Health (mental too)

OCD Tendencies … My Rechecking Annoys Me Too

He used to stand by the front door and wait ... and wait ... and wait. I don't have actual OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder).  I have OCD Tendencies, which is a nicer way to say OCD mild.  I used to have the type that kept me from leaving the house.  The kind that caused my… Continue reading OCD Tendencies … My Rechecking Annoys Me Too