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My Brain Took 100 Volts For the Team — With ECT

It Wasn’t Easy, But Saving Your Life Seldom Is

Photo by Layne Lawson on Unsplash

A nurse picks me up for my ECT appointment. I see Pat who nods to me. This is odd because she has been mean to me in the beginning. making fun of my clothes, and snubbing me. It was the first time I thought about a woman beating the crap out of me.

Rescue me

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Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.