Thursday, May 24, 2018
The meeting with the doctor, who's now my new practitioner at the clinic, went well. He's young yet seemed quite knowledgeable about depression.
The decision about medication is that since we know my body tolerates Prozac, I'll take 60mg/day for six weeks and then see him again. If I've stabilized, I'll stay on that dosage until such time as I might need to change again. Then I'll go to 80mg/day, if necessary, same scenario. We'll find a new drug if Prozac subsequently doesn't work for the long haul.
I'm fine with that, and so relieved that I've got a medical partner now in this journey.
Those of you who are depressed or have friends or loved ones who are, know that there's no cure for depression. It's a matter of finding the right drug/chemical that will alleviate enough of the symptoms that you can function in life, and feel your best.
So here's to better living through chemistry. x