Comic 11 - 1.1.11

28th Dec 2017, 3:07 PM in Book 1: End Zone, Canto 1
1.1.11
Average Rating: 5 (1 votes)
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Cliff Hansen 28th Dec 2017, 3:07 PM edit delete
Last page of 2017! We're going to start 2018 with a brief trip down a rabbit hole... I hope you and yours have an excellent New Year!
Cliff Hansen 28th Dec 2017, 3:18 PM edit delete
I remember the first time I took an SSRI. I stared at that pill for at least an hour. I think I even took a photo of it. I was terrified it was going to change everything. And I took it, because I was okay with everything being changed. Afterwards, I felt pretty much exactly the same.

For record's sake, if you take an antidepressant, you are not going to pass out immediately, as Thomas did on this page. I was trying to imply that some time had passed, as if he had been up all night staring at the pill and then passed out from exhaustion. For me, personally, I actually get a lot of insomnia from them. Your mileage may vary.

Comments:

Miguel1982 28th Dec 2017, 9:19 PM edit delete reply
I have never tried an anti-depressant, as my doctors lump it under the ADHD category and give me meds for that that supposedly support with a host of issues including depression, anxiety, attention span/focus, etc. I hate the constant nausea it gives me and how it kills a lot of my spunk and joy...I generally don't take them...still trying to decide what to do about that. Anyway, I love the green lighting in this panel. Also, looking forward to the Wonderland page of 2018!
Cliff Hansen 28th Dec 2017, 10:55 PM edit delete reply
Glad you're looking forward to the wonderland pages, because we're going to actually have several of them. Dream sequence, it'll look a bit different and has been fun to draw. And yes, I'm actually DRAWING them...by hand, which is fun.

Different types of medication have very different results for people. I get insomnia, gain weight, and have certain intimate side effects which are unfortunately common with them. Also, you can't drink with SSRIs. It's frustrating getting side effects from something that's trying to make you better, but that's the case with any drug, and it's about weighing the pros and cons. If you're having weird side effects, just make sure to communicate that with the doctor so you can get on the right dosage.