So I've been frustrated for some time, even wondering if I am diagnosed right, and perhaps this is in anger-reaction to other issues going on in my life, BUT, I've made up my mind and I am getting off my meds. I've stopped cold the Lamictal, and the Cymbalta, I'm still taking the Seroquel, but half'd the dose to 300mg, and am only doing that a few more nights. Already I am feeling better, I feel like I am coming out of a fog, and can think, move, be me again. I am sure everyone that reads this is like "uh oh, he's in a cycle, and this is going to snap." Maybe you're right, but so far so good, and I am actually feeling good about it. If I can get off these meds, and keep myself under control, I think it'll be a good thing, I feel like I can get back to being me, and not a zombie, or just using all these meds to mask the pain and hate I have to deal with. I never got on the meds for me, I am not staying on them for me. So anyway, I thought I'd just toss this out there for conversation - perhaps others that have got OFF meds and had a good experience can weigh in? If there is any :-) I will say the most pronounced thing I've noticed is my workouts are getting MUCH better, I am feeling much stronger, more in tune with my body, and able to push my endurance much more. I have energy in the afternoons, and can "function" all day - off meds. I may be the exception to the rule, but I don't think meds are for me. Of course the Drs and pharms will disagree, but we all know they don't give two shits about me or any of you, it's ALL about the greenback, don't fool yourself any other way.
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