So today was my last day of TMS treatment. 40+ hours in the chair. And I think? I think maybe I’m in remission from my depression? I’m afraid to say it out loud in case I jinx it all but I feel good and I’ve felt good for a few weeks, which is a longContinue reading “This isn’t a real post but it’s a nice one”
Category Archives: TMS is painful but not as painful as depression
So this week has been particularly hard for me mentally and I think there must be something in the air because it feels like lots of people are struggling right now. My doctor was concerned enough though to move the TMS coil to another area of my brain and hopefully that will help. The depressingContinue reading “Really, me?”
Well that’s embarrassing.
For those of you following along at home I just finished my 17th TMS treatment this week and I’m feeling some improvement especially in anxiety and motivation but I’m still dealing with some depression so today they moved the magnetic coil around to a different location to see if that will help. View this postContinue reading “Well that’s embarrassing.”
It’s all in the way you look at it.
So this past week I’ve been dealing with mental illness bullshit and I don’t think I’m alone based on what I’m seeing on the internet so if you’re struggling please know that you are not alone and that it will get better. Today was my 5th TMS treatment and honestly I was getting sort ofContinue reading “It’s all in the way you look at it.”
Really keeping the “Repetitive” in “Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation”
So last year I did rTMS to try to whack my brain out of chronic treatment resistant depression and it was pretty helpful. Not perfect, but it pulled me out of a deep hole I was stuck in. I also treated the other side of my brain for anxiety and that was really helpful. I’veContinue reading “Really keeping the “Repetitive” in “Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation””
In and out and back again.
Last week I got hit with a major bout of depression. I did all the things I’m supposed to do. Nothing helped. Usually when this happens I wait it out. I’m stronger than my mental illness even though it feels like an inescapable monster when it’s here. Then Sunday I took a darker turn. AndContinue reading “In and out and back again.”