Hi Everybody, As many of you know, May is Mental Health Awareness month. And many of my followers should know by now that I'm very passionate about mental health advocacy. You can read my other articles to find out why and how I'm involved. Last year, in 2019, this campaign was a huge success with... Continue Reading →
Hear me out…then if you agree please share it to support my journey with advocacy & my truths as I know them. #MentalHealthAwareness I've learned along my journey with advocacy for Mental Health & Special needs, that my truth may not be yours but it's my lived experiences that make me an expert in what... Continue Reading →
Tonight, I will be sharing a small chapter of my oldest son's journey of life in his teenage years and becoming diagnosed with bipolar disorder. This article is through my views and facts as I know them. It is my voice of experience as his mom, caregiver, and advocate. It all began during the middle... Continue Reading →
My entire family is able to walk with NAMI walks next weekend! I know its last minute, 1 week left, but my youngest son has a page to help raise funds. Just click his name and give any amount. Sponsor Erik as he walks to honor his brother and so many others living with mental... Continue Reading →
This is a collaborative collage I created to share others comments. Since most of us are visual people I know most people enjoy looking at colorful things more than reading letters. This was created to share some insight from actual people who live in recovery with their mental illness. These are their words, their voice,... Continue Reading →
That second part may sound familiar. But the whole thought is true for so many of us. I'm doing a lot of thinking and reflecting today. Can you tell? Thanks for being here again!
See the able, NOT the label! This is my son, His name is Erik. He was just a baby here, he is now nearly 17 and able! Yes he has developmental delays but he is living his life just as anyone else would. Able and capable to try new things everyday. He has overcome many... Continue Reading →
I just wanna hug that person who people shunned away, I just wanna love that person who was abused all day. I just wanna show that person how much I care, I just want them to know I'm here, I'm aware. I just wanna give them acceptance they may have never received, I really want... Continue Reading →