About Me: Female, 63, Washington, WA, member since Sep 2008
I'm a 62 year old female that has been bipolar for nearly 42 yrs and been on almost every medication out there with little help. I took ECT treatments from January 2008 to July 2009, a total of 22 treatments. Towards the end it wasn't helping so I stopped. Now I have, v
[More]ery little memory of my past and my short term memory is still the same after four years. If I had to do it again, NO!!!. I'll take my chances with new meds. I've been married 42 years to the same wonderful man. I've finally learned to change my negative thoughts into positive ones. I read a lot of non-fiction books to try to keep my mind active. You wouldn't believe how much reading can increase your knowledge. I also read some fiction. My favorite books are The Godmothers Series by Fern Michael's.
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