I’ve been coming off SSRI meds (specifically, Fluoxetine) over the past almost 2 months now and I *think* I finally feel ‘normal’. But boy has it been a roller-coaster. I want to start out by saying I did not go cold turkey. I tapered off with guidance of a very expensive psychiatrist, my psychologist, and GP. I cut back to every second day, every third, and so on until it got down to once a week THEN I stopped completely. So when I talk about the two month time-frame, that’s two months without any dosage at all. Continue reading “Coming off SSRIs – a not so fun journey”
I haven’t written a blog post in a little while, partly because I’ve been started on anxiety meds & feeling pretty rough.
Hopefully I’m not repeating myself in this post, but I feel some context is important as it wasn’t an easy decision for me to start on long-term medication.