Monthly Archives: April 2015

The fog off war is lifting.

Everyone has been in a position at some point in your life where you are so consumed by a problem that it seems to be taking over your life. If your lucky enough not to have been then you are … Continue reading

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Not such a bitter pill to swallow.

So how has my first few days of medication withdrawal gone then? Actually a lot better than I thought after the initial hurdle! I had a terrible couple of days feeling really dizzy, headaches and funny tingling as well as … Continue reading

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I’ll just have half please.

So I sit here at 1130 feeling a little dizzy with random tingling going on in my head. Today I officially commence the controlled withdrawal from my meds. I actually started at the back end of last week but I … Continue reading

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Lost connection with my mojo.

Well if that’s the weekend then we’ve had it. Where on earth did that go!! Although it has been a very productive one to be fair. After a busy week I had every intention of having a quiet one. PTSD … Continue reading

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Bring back the banter.

This week has been cracking so far except for the fact I’m ready for bed as soon as I get home. Grandad seems so much better now although he’s still not right. I’m really pleased he is recovering well. I … Continue reading

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Always be mindful.

I mentioned on my last blog that my grandad has been poorly. Thankfully he is on the mend after a small stint in hospital fighting sepsis bless him. I was so worried about losing him. I really couldn’t bare that … Continue reading

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Weaning off the meds.

I am debating coming off the medication because I don’t want to rely on antidepressants anymore. I’m on quite a strong daily tablet; Venlafaxine 75mg. I have been on them now for almost 2 years on and off. I have … Continue reading

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Falklands remembered.

This day 33 years ago Argentina invaded the Falklands. So many lost their lives – RIP 258 brave souls. However, a great number who returned ‘intact’ live through that war day after day after day. PTSD has been in the … Continue reading

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