Holle’s recovery story

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An inspirational mental illness recovery story by Holle Higgins! (reblogged from www.kellybroganmd.com)

“In January 2014, I decided to come off all psychiatric medication — Zoloft, Lamictal, and Xanax.

Though I’d only been taking these drugs for a year and a half, I felt completely destroyed by them. In that short time, I gained 60 pounds, lost my sex drive, and emotionally flatlined. While I no longer experienced dramatic mood swings, my life was consumed by persistent brain fog and quiet shame about my rapidly expanding waistline.

It’s a cliche, but I felt like a zombie. Continue reading here. 

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