Today was a visit with my pshrink (psychiatrist if you're new to my way of writing). Standard 6 month med review. 6 months ago my biggest stressor was my low platelet count and the new office being kind of meh. Needless to say, my current stressors are much higher.
So I went in, saw my doc, told him the details, both what's happened lately
and the high anxiety and lows of depression. So we're upping my
anxiety med 'allowance', I normally limit myself to one of my acute anxiety
meds a day, now I'm allowed two, with an increase on my prescription. I'm
also adding Wellbutrin to my cocktail. Different kind of antidepressant
that I haven't been on before, it affects a different set of neurotransmitters
so it should change up the chemistry some. Side effects are mostly the
same as every other antidepressant I've been on, except instead of a sedative
affect, it might make me a bit jittery (thus I take it first thing in the
AM). Too late in the day to take the first dose, so we try tomorrow. Then
it's try to keep track of things/moods/etc, aka getting back to offline
journaling. (or online, easily searchable journaling).
The migration that was scheduled for this weekend is pushed back to the
end of the month. So that gives me two weeks to beat Atlassian into
submission. Also gives me time to get used to this new med, and cope
with moving and sadness. (Saturday would be Dad's 95th spawning day).
So yeah, the end of the year should be...interesting. Let you know how