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Changing meds

My meds make me 9/10 tired, Dr wants to change the meds in hospital but it's such an inconvenience and my husband finds it such an impact when I am away, I'm feeling so empty and I don't know what to do 😭

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Hello @Angels333 

It has been a long time!  Changing meds is difficult.  I hope your husband appreciates your presence.

Smiley Happy

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Yes it has been ages appleblossom, it's been a rollercoaster but found myself in the ditch atm.

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@Appleblossom yes, my husband is very appreciative of everything I do, however he misses me too much when I am away, that puts pressure on me.

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Its good he cares @Angels333 and if time in hospital is necessary for you, he will cope. I used to be scared of rocking the boat, but it does not need to tip over.

Hugs Apple

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Thanks, I love your boat analogy
Hugs back to you ((💙))

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Hey @Angels333 , I am finding myself in a similar situation at the moment. I am reducing meds at home (and the withdrawals are bizarre) when in reality I should probably be in hospital. I have just got too much on at home and am due to go away on a short holiday next weekend.

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ohhhhhh @Angels333  helllooo you have made my night Smiley Very HappyHeart

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Yes @Queenie I think our situation is similar we just have to believe that mental illness deserves to be treated like any other illness.   

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@Shaz51 Thanks for the welcome back.  I am struggling a bit, if I can't sleep I'll drop into night shift.  

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