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WhiteFlamingo

602d

Anyone else get major mood swings when they're tired? I just went from not wanting to do anything to harmlessly aggressive to wanting to annoy everyone around me in not much time at all. So basically from bleh to roar to screech.

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    • catlover55

      602d

      I have that, usually when I'm tired and hungry

    • catlover55

      602d

      I have that, usually when I'm tired and hungry

    • sandboxjoints

      602d

      interestingly this stopped for me after being on sertraline long enough. rather i have a kind of opposite effect, my emotions are a little dull and any lasting change takes a lot more time and effort. i suppose it's better than the emotional roller coaster but i do feel a bit detached. i might have just never learned how to care about things in any way other than being extremely, inappropriately anxious about them

      • WhiteFlamingo

        602d

        @sandboxjoints Oh really? I wasn't even sure if this was connected to my medication, but figured I'd include the tag just in case. Although, I have found that I generally flip emotions a lot faster now.

        • sandboxjoints

          602d

          @WhiteFlamingo oh one more thing, when my emotional state feels unusually prone to mood swings or, alternatively, very flat, i try to casually inform the people around me just to be upfront about any effect it might have on our interactions. it's nice to be able to point to having felt off all day (if that is the reason ofc) instead of either person feeling like they have to take the blame

        • sandboxjoints

          602d

          @WhiteFlamingo not sure how long you've been on the medication but when i first started i definitely had a similar thing! maybe because i had more energy to jump around emotionally before figuring out where my feelings about certain things actually landed with less anxiety in the way. i can also see why being tired would contribute to that. all i know to do about it is to just wait it out and take care of your body in the meantime. drink water, get enough sleep, listen to your body about what you need to eat (for some reason emotional exhaustion tends to come with a craving for beef for me— could be the iron or the protein or some other nutrient in it that i need). even if you're not looking for a "solution" that's all good to do anyways as being physically taken care of might free up some energy to be able to handle your emotional state :)

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