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I Don’t Remember

Words previously were used infrequently are now being used more often during my day.  The words that I am referring to are the words in the sentence, “I don’t remember.” In the past I was pretty quick and very on top of the happenings that took place around me.  It was something that I prided… Continue reading I Don’t Remember

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I can’t seem to remember: side effects of ECT

What is ECT (Electroconvulsive therapy)? Per the Mayo Clinic’s website, Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a procedure, done under general anesthesia, in which small electric currents are passed through the brain, intentionally triggering a brief seizure. ECT seems to cause changes in brain chemistry that can quickly reverse symptoms of certain mental health conditions.” Why is… Continue reading I can’t seem to remember: side effects of ECT

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A Babbles Babble

I have so many thoughts, and they are not flowing in any semblance of order today.  There is no rhyme or reason to what is coming to my mind.  It is kind of like a popcorn machine making a batch.  Here is an idea, there is another, and then a third.  Nothing brings them together,… Continue reading A Babbles Babble

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Worst Bad Days

In 2016 I thought that I had the worst of bad days when I was going through this rough patch diagnosed as severe rapid cycling bi polar with psychosis post-hysterectomy.  How could that be what’s “wrong” with me? I don’t have mental illness. “I’m fine”. It was the worst of bad days.  Followed by many, many… Continue reading Worst Bad Days