I just wanna share this thought, I dunno maybe its possible someone else might share in this same thought. Tomorrow is Veterans day. And we will honor our vets who served in the military, ones that went into battle for our country, ones who experienced & endured trauma, most returning home in a mental condition... Continue Reading →
My voice, my views, but my son’s journey. When the wind blew bipolar our way. (Repost)
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 →
MORE can be done, but its little that is being done. #MentalHealth #Stigma
Sure no one should be blamed for a mental health problem. It is my belief that everyone has a mental heath problem at one time or another. The problem is that no one can tell a person has a mental health issue. No one wears a sign! Thus, until there is a way to notice... Continue Reading →
The combative life. #Anxiety #PTSD #Triggers #Eggshells #MentalHealth
Forget about the "walking on eggshells" life, its become land mines for me. While in discussion with other families, these are some of what we all had in common... Being in combat isn't easy. Buckle up because your about to take the ride of your life! Put on your armour! Be prepared for every thing... Continue Reading →
No pictures here, just my views, just my voice.
Mental illness does not discriminate. It does not care your gender, race, culture, religion, age, skin or hair color, shoe size, weight, height. So it can happen at any age to any person without warning. Take care of your mental health as best you can. Become better informed about mental health disorders / illnesses. So... Continue Reading →
Talking mental health, stigmas, labels, advice through my own experience.
My children each have different lives and different diagnoses. And honestly if our lives weren't personally impacted by mental illness and other developmental challenges we probably would be uneducated and have no knowledge that these stigmas or labels exist. Unfortunately, they do exist and it's tough enough to watch my children and others who have... Continue Reading →