I’m back!

Scale has tipped – I’m back! And not just to the blog… As those who have read my blog knows, I’ve struggled greatly with depressions since my treatment that I went through 15 years ago. I’ve had several depressions, but I had two back-to-back first in 2015 then 2017. Although I’ve had other depressions, this one was the most extreme – almost rivalling the one I got during/directly after my treatment. After the conference in …

The Way Back III – Anxiety

The Way Back III – Anxiety I’m back with an update for you all what’s going on with my recovery. I’m continuing to lower the dose of one of my anti-anxiety medications. Even though I feel like I have more energy, I have started to experience the flip side of this reduction in dose, namely and increase of anxiety and onset of anxiety attacks. Previously when I’ve had similar issues, I’d get enough energy to …

The Way Back II

The Way Back II I’m planning on making The Way Back sort of a diary with a series of posts. I’m hoping it’ll be good for me to catalogue my progress and I’m sure it could also be interesting for someone going through something similar. One thing to note before I begin though… My first post was written several weeks ago, which I forgot to mention. As I mentioned on Facebook, I also had a …

The Way Back

Improvements Before moving on I want to mention that this post was written several weeks ago. Roughly three to four weeks ago, I started to feel a lot better. I suddenly had more energy, I was more spontaneous. I don’t know why or why this change came about. It happened during the course of  just two days or so. I have many theories but I can’t say for sure.  During my depression, it felt like my …