today i have concluded that not taking the meds i was on mak

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today i have concluded that not taking the meds i was on makes me happier than when i'm on them
these meds i was on made me numb, more than i already can be
there were some mood benefits, like my anger was a little more manageable, but i've felt so much happier after having stopped my meds. i know you should ask your doctor first, but other circumstances made it to where taking my meds was already a big issue. i did promise myself that if i feel like getting back on my meds would be best, i would do it. but for now, i want to stay off of them and track my mood to see if i feel okay without them.

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ruin's picture
Jun 8

@CKBlossom i've had a lot of friends who have felt much happier off their meds and felt like zombies on their meds. some even felt like their medicine made them more depressed, they speculated that it was a way to gain money by making doctors up the dosage when they say the meds aren't working so the compsnies get paid more but i doubt that.

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Jun 9

@-ian- Ugh, that is so discouraging as a mom! But I really appreciate you sharing that because I was talking to another parent and their daughter wasn't blown away by being on meds either.

ruin's picture
Jun 10

@CKBlossom doctors like to hype up being on meds as if it will somehow make this huge difference. most of the time, they don't, and it takes months if not years to get close to finding a good mixture that can help you live your life to the fullest.

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