The Lorax

Yes, I said the Lorax, as in the one by Dr. Seuss…. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax I know that religion plays a large role in many American lives. I’m not here to hate on that. What I am here to say…

Be Mindful- A Reminder

Do you ever just sit back and think about other peoples life? I don’t mean like the answer to what is life, I mean more of what is going on beyond you and your own world. Every persons day to day life seems similar and they may be yet everyone is fighting their own battle…

Manic Or Not Normal?

Some intresting information has come to light since starting with a new psychiatrist. Points that I find we may not all know but should. So, what did I learn? I learned that you may think you are having manic episodes but really- you are just not depressed that day. I learned what the “Bi-Polar Spectrum”…

Delayed Speech PT. 2

“Speech therapist perspective here! With my younger students, I do a lot of asking yes/no questions when I have an idea of their needs (e.g., do you want the blue car?). I have visual picture cards for just about everything. I show our speech schedule in pictures, schedules of their day, how they should sit…

Dear Damien,

You are 4 now. These 4 years have been amazingly tough but beautiful because of you. I needed something to live for. Something to change me. You did that. April 23, 2015 I saw you. I heard your heart beat. I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. I knew I was scared but you…

Postpartum mental health

Being married and having a relationship while dealing with mental health is tough. But, you know what is tougher? More Draining? Being a mother and dealing with mental health issues. For me I entered motherhood without catching a single breathe. It was not planned, I was alone 99.9999% of the pregnancy and 100%after birth. I…

Marriage&Mental Health

Being married to someone who suffers with any type of mental health issues is tough. At times it can take a toll on a marriage, it can create rougher patches… I’ve made a simple list of some helpful tips. Simply be there. Even if you don’t understand what is going on exactly, be there. Let…

Post Partum & Therapy

I know I have visited this topic in the past but after some time, I really wanted to do an “update” of sorts. I have been contacted by an awesome researcher and I’d like to share the information with all you. I’d also like to share a quick backstory of myself. First, for anyone who…

Morning…

noun “the act of a person who mourns; sorrowing or lamentation the conventional manifestation of sorrow for a person’s death, especially by the wearing of black clothes or a black armband, the hanging of flags at half-mast, etc.the outward symbols of such sorrow, as black garments.the period or interval during which a person grieves or formally…