Nature and Nurture… FIN.

Whew, damn! Over a month since my last post.  I did not mean for that to happen lol.  You’d think with shelter-in-place going on, I’d have knocked out several posts, but my mood has been all over the place during this time (more on that later).  The last thing I wanted to mention in theContinue reading “Nature and Nurture… FIN.”

Nature and Nurture cont.

How does one acquire confidence, when their biggest critic is the one that birthed and raised them? It’s tough! How do you learn to be proud of yourself, encourage yourself, love yourself in and out, when the criticism out weighed the praise? Chile… even tougher! How does one make it through life being so unsureContinue reading “Nature and Nurture cont.”

Nature and Nurture

Anxious, (somewhat) introverted, quiet man, meets anxious, (definitely) introverted, quiet woman. They date, fall in a love, have an anxious, introverted, quiet son, then eventually get married. Anyone who goes to therapy can tell you, as you begin to dig into various situations and happenings, a lot of them stem from childhood. It’s no differentContinue reading “Nature and Nurture”

10… 20… 40!?

10 – Taking my first 10mg of Fluoxetine (aka Prozac), was… uneventful.  Yes, I know, I know, I wasn’t supposed to expect the Limitless Pill (see previous post) experiencing, but a tiny part of me thought I’d feel some neurons firing!  Silly, I know.  By the end of the first week, the only side effectsContinue reading “10… 20… 40!?”

SSRI What? SSRI Who?

So where were we? Ahh, yes, leaving my therapist appointment on 11/23/2019, with a referral to a Psychiatrist. Well… 12/19/2019, was my first time stepping foot inside a Psychiatrist’s office. Between the appointments I was doing too much Googling and watching YouTuber’s discuss their experiences on medications for mental health. So much, that it peakedContinue reading “SSRI What? SSRI Who?”