Monthly Archives: November 2014

Depression (TW – depression, self-injury, suicide)

Having depression is kind of like living under perpetual clouds. Big, thick, black ones. Sometimes there’s a little break in the clouds and the sun manages to shine through it, but those moments are temporary. It’s also easy to forget they ever happen when on other occasions the weather gets so bad it’s like living […]

We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson (Review)

So I read this awhile ago. I got it from my local Age UK charity shop for like, 98p or something. I tend to buy my books from there now because it’s close, and the books are cheap, and I’m glad the money is going to a good cause. It was one of the ‘Penguin […]

SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome (Citalopram – My Story)

Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome is the name for a collection of symptoms people can experience following the discontinuation or dose reduction of an antidepressant. There are a few different types of antidepressant, and the only one I’ve yet been on is Citalopram, which is an SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) and quite a common first-line antidepressant […]