• What I Wish I'd Known Before Tapering Off My Antidepressant

    5 days ago - By Health & Lifestyle

    Going off medication because you feel better, says author Glennon Doyle, is like “standing in a torrential rainstorm holding a trusty umbrella that is keeping you toasty and dry, and thinking ‘Wow, I'm so dry, time to get rid of this silly umbrella.'” Sure, you may stay dry. But if you remain under the umbrella long after the skies have cleared, you may never feel the sun's warmth.
    I had not felt that warmth in years.
    The storm clouds first appeared when my baby was not yet a year old. I spent most days pushing him around in a stroller, sobbing behind my sunglasses. For months, I waited...
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