Category Archives: Progress Reports

Report at eleven months out

8/8/11—For those of you who are following my blog for some hint of what to expect when you get to this point yourselves, I should warn you that my eleventh month off of Klonopin pretty much sucked. However, as I … Continue reading

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Report at ten months out

7/3/11—Tomorrow is Independence Day here in the United States. Last Fourth of July, I was nearing the end of my benzodiazepine taper. I wanted to go see some fireworks, just to let Klonopin know “it wasn’t the boss of me.” … Continue reading

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Report at nine months out

6/15/11—As of May 24 (my nine months off anniversary), I’ve been taking an introductory anatomy and physiology class at the local community college. As you might imagine, this would be challenging for any forty-something-year old who hasn’t been a regular … Continue reading

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Report at eight months out

5/6/11—April 24 was my eight months off anniversary. I began writing an update on that day, but never finished it. Lately I’ve been having an excess of  “mini waves,” days or a couple of day where my symptoms are higher … Continue reading

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Report at seven months out (or LLW’s common sense guide to defeating depression)

3/23/11—Tomorrow is my seven months off anniversary. What I’ve been noticing lately is precisely what I encountered the first time I quit Klonopin. During the first several months (the acute phase), progress is really noticeable, but then it slows down … Continue reading

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Report at six months out

3/8/11—I began writing this update on February 18th, six days shy of my anniversary on the 24th, while sitting in an airport killing time thanks to a delayed flight. It’s now March 8th, eight days past my return flight, 12 … Continue reading

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Report at five months out

2/2/11—First off, I apologize that my five months off Klonopin update is late. My benzo-free anniversary is on the 24th. I had the update typed up on the 25th, but then immediately had a wave which I felt made some … Continue reading

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