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 →
Inspiration & Hope that came from suffering & pain.
This will NEVER get old for me. It's just a small part of my son's journey. My son's news stories from 2014. My son 4months old, after ICD implant surgery in 2001. He is teaching me about living life to its fullest potential even when things are designed to get you down. He has taught... Continue Reading →
An amazing night for my son! #Hope #Inspired
Gotta love my son's energy & enthusiasm. Be sure to click the links within the article and you'll see the video clips. This passed Wednesday I received a last minute phone call, unexpected while I was watching t.v. It was the coach from specialized recreation activities center and he asked, "Hey, what are you guys... Continue Reading →
Sometimes we need others to pull us, not push us. #Encouragement #MentalHealth #MOM #Advocate
As a person, mom, advocate, wife, friend, stranger, caregiver, voice, I think I can speak for myself and others when we have felt like a failure, lost hope and felt like giving up, that we just needed some encouragement. The important thing is we didn't completely give up, or we wouldn't still be here. We... Continue Reading →
From my heart to your purpose. A poem… #MentalHealth #YOUmatter
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 →
Epilepsy the “invisible” disability.
My 20yr old daughter was just recently diagnosed as having a form of epilepsy called Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. She has been unable to drive herself due to our state law and for safety precautions. However, we are approaching the time where she can become cleared by her neurologist to get behind the wheel again. But... Continue Reading →
Dear God… #PrayingForChange #MentalHealth
I'm not ashamed.
All about my son Erik.
To those who follow my stories about my children, this is my youngest son Erik. He was born normal and healthy and on time. But some life-altering events with his heart took place when he was just an infant, so it lead to his development being delayed. He is 17 yrs old and a senior... Continue Reading →
Change the people around you. #Stress #SelfCare #Relationships #MentalHealth
This is a short one for today. Just a simple thought, but very honest. It's not up to us to change a person. Some people are toxic for us to be around. If a person isn't good for your growth, well-being, mental health than it's time to make some changes. If you can't change the... Continue Reading →
Different walks of life but respect the journey. #Faith #God #SpecialNeeds #MentalHealth
People come from so many different walks of life. Every individual has their own story to share. Some of us have similar paths but very different views and outcomes. Each one being born into this world to live out a purpose that has been designed specifically for that person. Others ask me, how do I... Continue Reading →