40mg has been the magic dosage for me. I’ve been on it for a little over a month now. I wouldn’t say I feel like a new person, but I feel more present. It’s helped me focus on my cognitive behavioral exercises, leading to a decrease in the negative self talk. My overthinking has subsidedContinue reading “40 And Something New”
Category Archives: Treatment
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?”
What’s The Haps?
Let’s get into present day happenings with my journey. I have been seeing a therapist for two years now. Treatment has consisted primarily of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). What’s that you ask? To put it simply, it focuses on practices to help you change your thinking and behavior, as well as giving you guidance onContinue reading “What’s The Haps?”