Tag Archives: Valproic Acid

I’m Still Alive

I have neglected this blog for quite awhile, sorry readers! I am still alive and sticking with recovery, learning more and more everyday. Many things have changed since my last post, which I will address in subsequent posts, as they … Continue reading

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Back on Dopamax

I mean, Topamax, hence the lack of blogging. I quit Valproic Acid after ten days and a two pound weight gain. I know, know, two measly pounds is nothing when it comes to psych meds, but I figured that if … Continue reading

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Vamoose Valproic Acid!

I vowed to give Valproic Acid (VPA) a proper trial- at least two full weeks before I decided whether or not to continue with it, but I quit! I cannot stand it any longer.  I have to hand it to VPA, … Continue reading

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Weight Changes and Fashion Woes

Weight fluctuations often go hand and hand with medication changes. Not only is it depressing to feel your once baggy pants cling to you, it’s also expensive buying a whole new wardrobe! I now have a wardrobe of skinny “Wellbutrin/Topamax” … Continue reading

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Drug #12: Valproic Acid

So, I counted and I’m onto my 12th psych med, still looking for the right combination that will keep things somewhat in balance, and not have too many side-effects. (I’m the queen of side-effects and am super sensitive to even … Continue reading

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