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  1. My name is Allison or Alliy but I might not remember that tomorrow. I am 22 years old almost 23 and am a housewife who stumbles through mental illness one confusing, chaotic, messy day at a time. I have been diagnosed correctly after years of medications and doctors who would rather write me a script that listen to my distorted mumblings but that is beside the point. I was finally diagnosed as Major Depression Disorder with Psychosis which only happened after a minor nervous breakdown and a stint in a hospital. I was released yesterday after 6 days and 1 spent in the er trying to get a bed f
  2. Hi folks, I'm new here and very sad. I had my first and last ECT (8 bi-lateral) and my retrograde memory loss hasn't returned. I had no short or long term memory issues during the treatments. Actually, my memory ididn't start deteriorating until 6 months after my last treatment. I'm so sad. I'm missing memories of my children growing up. Right now, I'm tapering from benzos and pray once I'm off, some of these memories will return. I'm grieving and I never knew how much my memories meant to me until now. It feels like part of me is gone. Has anyone had memories return 2 years after
  3. I know way to many people post about meds instead of searching the forums to find something that's already been said but I searched I swear! lol. I'm taking 300Mg Wellbutrin, 150 Mg Effexor, 200 Mg Lamictal, 5 Mg Abilify (just started) and I've become really spacey in my head. Kinda like my minds just lagging a few seconds behind. I've even started losing memories of people/facts/etc unless they are somehow brought to my attention (kinda like a very very early stage of Alhemeizers in a way?). Can't remember peoples names, words to songs (I'm a worship leader... Songs are my business), Cho
  4. I am checking into the hospital today for another series of ECT. My last series was last December, so not that long ago, and I was in the hospital about 6 weeks. This time after I am done I will go in about once a month for just one ECT and hopefully that will keep me better. Last time I lost a lot of memory and husband says that it took about 3 weeks after I got home before I was able to form regular memory and be able to read and understand what was going on. I still don't remember most of last year. But it was worth getting the ECTs even with the memory loss. I have run out of medic
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