Tag Archives: Electro-Convulsive Therapy

Update for the Readers of Despair to Deliverance

I apologize for dropping off the radar for so long. The reality is, a lot has been happening apart from our attempts to finish our book. As I said in my last post, Robin actually moved to Florida! Anyone who … Continue reading

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NOTE TO THE READERS OF DESPAIR TO DELIVERANCE

For those of you who have followed along, Robin and I have now finished telling our story of the very stressful year we both experienced in 2003 after her meltdown.  Our plan is for Robin to write the last chapter … Continue reading

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“I’m Tired of Doing the Suicidal Battle in My Head.”

Note: This is a serial blog. To start at the beginning, click on Chapter 1 – The Meltdown under “Categories” and start at the bottom. In mid-September 2003, approximately two weeks after her fourth hospitalization, Robin began to display noticeable … Continue reading

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“I Have To Go Back To Work!”

Note:  This is a serial blog. To start at the beginning, click on Chapter 1 – The Meltdown under “Categories” and start at the bottom. I met with Robin’s parents in June 2003, after my return from vacation. They seemed … Continue reading

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Sometimes Self-Care Strategies Are Not Enough

Note:  This is a serial blog. To start at the beginning, click on Chapter 1 – The Meltdown under “Categories” and start at the bottom. Self-care was something I regularly discussed with the clients I saw in therapy. I had … Continue reading

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“Will You Detain Me if I Don’t Agree to Come In?”

Note:  This is a serial blog. To start at the beginning, click on Chapter 1 – The Meltdown under “Categories” and start at the bottom. I graduated from college in 1985 without a job.  After debating about my future plans, … Continue reading

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“Robin, I Think it’s Time to Consider ECTs.”

Note:  This is a serial blog. To start at the beginning, click on Chapter 1 – The Meltdown under “Categories” and start at the bottom. I made a CD of music for Robin in April 2003 partly because I was … Continue reading

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