Monthly Archives: January 2014

Losing Weight – without meds

I have stopped taking my meds – and now I am losing weight. I put on about half-a-stone (7 pounds) in August and September when I was depressed. Since then I have been trying to lose that half stone – … Continue reading

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Keeping sane through thick and thin

My mood changes all the time; sometimes in response to external events; sometimes just randomly Sometimes I am afflicted by depression for weeks on end – sometimes just a day or two. And other times I am hypomanic. For a … Continue reading

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Anxiety and depression

Since my assessment for PIP is have been down. I have been worrying a lot and getting anxious over things I normally cope with. For instance, in the bank, waiting for a teller to come free, I wanted to run … Continue reading

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PIP Assessment today

I am applying for PIP (Personal Independence Payments) as I think I qualify because of my severe mental illness that has led me to leave my well paid job and the difficulty it gives me living each day. It would … Continue reading

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Took no Meds

I took no meds today. It was an experiment to see how I got on. I have been taking only half a milligram of Risperidone anyway and I thought that stopping altogether would not be a big deal. It didn’t … Continue reading

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