Author: alanwolfgang

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My ECT Journey: Day 2

The second day of my ECT treatment was pleasantly less painful than the first. This time I had minimal pain throughout my body, and I wasn’t even nauseous at all, which made the whole...

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My ECT Journey: Day 1

Today, I had my first treatment of ECT. The one thing that stands out afterwards that is in the front of my brain, is that it hurts like hell. But Alan, I can hear...

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My ECT Journey: Part 2

So today I had the first ECT appointment, where I can interviewed by the on staff psychiatrist and the entry team. It went as well as I could have hoped. I am scheduled for...

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The Power of Fear

I often let fear dictate my entire life. I know that fear does this, but yet, I’m powerless to stop it. I was always a shy kid when I was young, and it didn’t...

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High High Hopes

So recently I quit my job. While it did pay my bills, it made me very unhappy and negatively impacted my mental health, so it had to go. I actually quit in quite a...

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My ECT Journey: Part 1

As many of you know, I’ve decided to pursue ECT treatment in the hopes that it will work for my medication resistant depression. What many of you don’t know, and neither did I, is...

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Sorry I’ve Been Gone

So I haven’t posted in a while, like 2 weeks a while, and I apologize about that. If you follow my writing on The Bipolar Writer, you’ll know that I lost Max about 2...

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When All Else Fails

So I’ve recently decided that I would do ECT treatment. For those of you who don’t know, it stands for Electro-Convulsive Therapy. Which basically means that they cause you to have seizures in order...

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Giving Up

There are times in my life where it feels like it would be so much easier just to give up. I’ve been fighting for so long, and I’ve put up a good fight, I...

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Celebrating 100 Followers

It’s been a while since I’ve celebrated just about anything recently. I have been so deep in depression that I’ve zoned almost everything good out of my life. Luckily I’ve found the start of...