Weekly Update

Kia ora and thank you for following my blog via WordPress or via Twitter (1100+ in total) I really appreciate it. I just hope my experiences with medications come in handy one day.

So I have been tapering off Abilify for the last 10 days and it’s going well, I hope to be off it within the next week. This medication just didn’t work for me when was prescribed it a month ago, it caused my dry skin to worsen, depression to worsen and gave me anxiety. Now hat I am nearly off the medication I feel much better.

However, as I spend a lot of time alone at home due to not working at the moment I have started to become very bored. I have no motivation to go outside, anxiety prevents me from going. Which reminds me I start anxiety group therapy next week which I am both looking forward to and dreading at the same time. I just don’t know what to expect.

So in a nutshell I am getting by at the moment, I feel OK but not great, and depression is still about in small doses.

One comment

  1. Group therapy is challenging but very worthwhile if you stick at it. I’ve been in a group for the past 3 years and have grown a lot over that time. I hope it goes well for you.

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