About Me: Female, 74, Dorset, United Kingdom, member since Nov 2009
I am a grandma who lives in the beautiful seaside county of Dorset on the south coast of England. I have two children, four grandchildren, and a lovely rescue cat I have called Smudge. With my doctor's help I gradually withdrew from 150mg Effexor XR daily over 10 mon
[More]ths. I finally stopped taking the medication in October 2013. I have had no withdrawal symptoms. I do have mild anxiety when I am alone.
I am 73 years old and have a reasonable social life with a senior citizens group. I do not take any medication at all, and I think I am doing really well for my age. Apart from the usual things that catch up with us as we age, I am really fit.
Hi! Hopefully your day with the kids went well!!! Sometimes its good to get our mind focused on something else and it helps the dark cloud! We have crummy weather here today too....rain, snow and sleet...YUCK! I want to move somewhere warm all year round!!! Maybe one day!!!! Youre in my thoughts and prayers XOXO Karen
Just a quick note to say hi! hi anne i looked at your pictures they are beautiful yoiur country is so beautiful. here in texas when the blue bonnets are blooming it is so beautiful. looks like a beautiful carpet.. you have a lovely family. we went to see tammys dad at the hospital. they want us to be in the family now and we said we would love to. we were supposed to go last week or this week but we are waiting until he feels better. god bless you. charlene
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