Antidepressant Withdrawal Hell

ErinMedication32 Comments

I feel terrible. I have what feels like the flu: nausea, muscle aches, nerve pain, tremors, hot and cold flashes, weakness, and lethargy. It’s lasted all month. The cause? I cut down my antidepressant by a measly 3mg. I don’t normally name my antidepressants on this blog, because meds affect everyone differently, but I’m naming this culprit: Cymbalta. I’ve been … Read More

ErinAntidepressant Withdrawal Hell

Choosing Depression Over Antidepressant Side Effects

ErinChronic Pain32 Comments

I feel lost in a foreign place. For the first time in my life, I feel like I am choosing depression over something else. Why would I do such a thing? The answer, in a word, is MIGRAINE. I’ve had a migraine every single day for a year.¬†With the dawning of 2016 I’ve felt myself surrender. I cannot take any … Read More

ErinChoosing Depression Over Antidepressant Side Effects