WordPress have just let me know that I’ve reached 6 years with this blog. It’s certainly not been a boring 6 years that’s for sure. I’ve loved telling my thoughts and our story and it’s good to look back on the years. Some have been more quiet writing wise, as life dips down and rises… Continue reading Quick update.
Darling girl left school last December 2021, aged 18. She had missed most of her education due to years of illness, but I feel lucky we flew under the radar and were not prosecuted for her not being able to attend as kids are in other countries. Today she began a new chapter, a course… Continue reading First day of college. July 2022.
I’m often contacted by parents whose little ones and young ones are developing OCD, anxiety, phobias, difficulties functioning from day to day. I was just going to respond to a message I received this morning and scanned through my mind preparing for my answer and I thought, wow, there is so much to it, perhaps… Continue reading Advice for parents whose child is presenting with anxiety and phobias (OCD) Sharing our experiences.
Hi. I’ve not written much on actual PDA for quite a long time. I guess, going through the years of learning about, adapting and accepting, I’ve come to a place where PDA is just normal for us now and we have settled, but some thoughts have popped in my head today, so here they are.… Continue reading PDA. The future.
So. We survived without any issues the first step of our withdrawal plan, which was to change the tablet form of SSRI to a crushed version dissolved in a suspension liquid. This was decided with much research, thought and professional advice. The change making it more precise to measure the fiddly dose and avoid cutting… Continue reading The first drop. Hopes and horrors.
A useful explanation on how to withdraw and whats going on in the brain. I hope this also helps anyone who is considering putting their child on these drugs who may not want to go on forever. It is especially important to taper even more slowly at the final drop. With love. x
Following on from my last post which outlined our reason and wishes to withdraw from SSRI, in this post I am going to talk about the plan and how we came to it. After much studying of the experiences of others who have withdrawn, it became clear that there could be serious issues if not… Continue reading The Plan. May 2022.
I have decided to write a documentation of the next phase of my daughters health and wellbeing plan. Withdrawal from sertraline. In preparation for this, over the last 6 months, I have researched, read and planned based on the advice and experience of those who have supported, gone or are going through withdrawal. I have… Continue reading Preparing for SSRI withdrawal.
My gosh, I’m so hooked into this I literally do not know if I’m coming or going. Yesterday the date opened up huge energies and potential for the new world. We have a choice between stepping into love, or letting the door close to the dark. It really does feel like it can go either… Continue reading Choosday 22.2.22 Mirror image, we can go either way.
If there is one thing I’ve learnt on my own life journey, it is that progress is never linear. There is always going to be turbulence. There is always going to be learning and expansion usually comes from hardship. The last 2 weeks of fighting for freedoms have been amazing to watch. But as the… Continue reading Self care, Group care, re Group?