Tag Archives: Mental Illness

Anxiety!!!

Linking up for the Chronic Friday Linkup at Being Fibro Mom. For the last few months I’ve been experiencing overwhelming anxiety, just in time for my son’s summer vacation. I know I have to take him places and do things … Continue reading

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My Son and His OCD

(This post contains strong language and may be upsetting to some. However, it is a true representation of what happened with my son this weekend.) Tyler has been in therapy and on medication for his OCD for a while now … Continue reading

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When I Look in the Mirror…

This is my first time posting with Finish the Sentence Friday. If you would like to link up or check it out you can do so here. Today’s prompt is “When I Look in the Mirror…” My first thought is … Continue reading

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Trip to the Surgeon

I saw the surgeon yesterday to see about my gallbladder issues and he told me that in the absence of pain he did not believe that my gallbladder was the cause of my problems. Part of me was disappointed because … Continue reading

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30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know

Welcome to all who are seeing this blog for the first time coming over from the Invisible Illness Awareness Week website! My blog seeks to let sick moms know that they are not alone, as well as educate healthy people … Continue reading

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A Semicolon is a Pause, Not an Ending

When I first read about Project Semicolon I really liked it’s mission. President Amy Bleuel started Project Semicolon in 2013, ten years after her father committed suicide. “Project Semicolon means continuance”, Amy says. “In literature a author uses a semicolon … Continue reading

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Telling Tyler My Truth

I’ve hidden my mental illnesses from Tyler because he simply hasn’t been old enough to handle them. But yesterday when he teased me again about always wearing pajamas, I felt the time was right to tell him about my depression. … Continue reading

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Tyler’s Troubles

I haven’t talked about Tyler in a while, mostly because I’ve been too upset to write about what has been going on with him. If you don’t already know, Tyler has been diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome and OCD. Lately his … Continue reading

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Update on Tyler’s Health

Yesterday Grant and I took Tyler for a mental health assessment. Tyler has so far been diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome and OCD. In school he has been getting Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Counseling. He also has low muscle tone … Continue reading

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My 4th Blogiversary

My fourth blogiversary finds me very introspective with a feeling of uncertainty. It is not like my second anniversary post where I wrote with a feeling of empowerment and excitement of what was to come. Mental illness has been the … Continue reading

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