Week One Off the Meds

When they all seem to conspire against you…

I’m not going to post about this every week, but I have made it through the first week of coming off my medications. It was hell. And I’m still full of synthetic chemicals. 

The situations and circumstances around me were the real issue, not my response to quitting my first prescription. I’m ok. Maybe a little more grumpy, a little more intense and a little more looking for connection. There’s also a slight internal shift I can’t put my finger on yet. I might have a little more ability to push through? I think I might also be slimming down a tad. Or it was the 6 hours of playing ball on Wednesday…

Between my family, my friends and my job, the week was bonkers. I’m not sure who called who to sabotage my sanity this week, but they did their damndest. I don’t hate people any more than usual though, and I successfully ran a meeting full of strangers, so… Maybe that was a test? I guess I passed? 

I reckon it’ll be January before I’m completely off everything. That’s a bit ambitious, but I’m nothing if not ambitious. And if this goes the way I’m planning for it to, I’ll be much better off by my birthday. 

9 thoughts on “Week One Off the Meds”

  1. Best wishes hun! 💜 I know life can be so trying – every time you do something to help yourself it feels like everything starts falling apart. It must be the universe testing us. You got this though, just take it day by day 🙂

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    1. It really is a test! A test of whether I legitimately still need to be one the meds, whether I can move toward other (better) coping methods…etc. Thanks so much! I am starting to be fairly sure I’ll never be “healed” but I’m slowly finding ways to enjoy life in spite of it. ❤

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