ECT & My Memory

NOTE: As mentioned on my About page, I don't advocate for or against ECT. I'm just sharing my personal experience. I wrote a post about the outpatient ECT procedure here. I stopped ECT treatment this past March because for the first time, it didn't seem like it was working, but was still affecting my memory.... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday #15: Maintenance ECT

Throwback Thursdays feature relevant posts (of about 20) from a private, online journal I kept last fall. They chronicle my time during a depressive episode, which led to another round of  ECT. You'll read firsthand what that was like for me. The entries are slightly edited for clarity, and with regard to anonymity. Also, I describe... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday #14: ECT Decision

Throwback Thursdays feature relevant posts (of about 20) from a private, online journal I kept last fall. They chronicle my time during a depressive episode, which led to another round of  ECT. You'll read firsthand what that was like for me. The entries are slightly edited for clarity, and with regard to anonymity. Also, I describe... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday #13: ECT #3

Throwback Thursdays feature relevant posts (of about 20) from a private, online journal I kept last fall. They chronicle my time during a depressive episode, which led to another round of  ECT. You'll read firsthand what that was like for me. The entries are slightly edited for clarity, and with regard to anonymity. Also, I describe... Continue Reading →

The Prozac Is Working

I mentioned in a previous post that my psychiatrist put me on 20 mg of Prozac, not for my mood disorder, but for perimenopause, which I'm going through. It can mess with my hormones and, in turn, mess up the mood disorder I already have. In my case, I felt more depressed. It's been almost... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday #11: ECT #2

Throwback Thursdays feature relevant posts (of about 20) from a private, online journal I kept last fall. They chronicle my time during a depressive episode, which led to another round of  ECT. You'll read firsthand what that was like for me. The entries are slightly edited for clarity, and with regard to anonymity. Also, I describe... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday #9: Some Progress

Throwback Thursdays feature relevant posts (of about 20) from a private, online journal I kept last fall. They chronicle my time during a depressive episode, which led to another round of  ECT. You'll read firsthand what that was like for me. The entries are slightly edited for clarity, and with regard to anonymity. Some Progress... Continue Reading →

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