Tag: #elderly

The Does and the Don’ts

As I’ve read posts, it became clear that there is a divide often between those that want to know the diagnosis and those that don’t. It does seem to be divided by which position you are in. If you are the Carer, then you seem to want a […]

Being Passive can be a Bad Thing!

This was my first time out exercising, since I injured my shoulder. It wasn’t very good. Very painful on the shoulder joint and only managed, just four miles, where I usually do ten. I was feeling a bit down and wondering if it would get any better? I […]

I’m Back!

I’m happy to say. I’m back! It has been several months since I have been able to write. I fell and dislocated my shoulder. I didn’t realise I had done this for about a week. Couldn’t move, the pain just too intense. I couldn’t lie down, so stuck […]

Citalipram… still got a hold!

It has been a month since I reduced Citalopram and it still got a hold of me. Things that are different from the beginning of the month: Continual numb headache. These have eased. Upset stomach and urgency to go: Still have this, but trying to control with my […]

I’ve Gone to the Dogs!

Once upon a time… not so long ago… when Cavapoos, Labradoodles, Pomskies and Puggles were called mongrels and free to any good home. Dogs were treated like dogs. They would be fed once a day, exercised and allowed to sleep in peace. So, why am I talking about […]

Citalopram is different again!

Citalopram is used to treat depression mainly. It is known as a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI). You have more likely heard of Prozac, well this is an SSRI too. People know it as the Happy Drug. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter, the thing that helps messages pass from […]

I’ve beaten Gabapentin!

I had tried to beat my addiction to Gabapentin before. Over several months I slowly reduced my intake, but I couldn’t get down to zero. 100mg in the morning and 100mg at night and my brain was on fire. I decided to stay at that dose, and sure […]