PTSD and Assault – My Story

bipolar momPTSD is a very real, very scary part of many lives. It may or may not accompany other diagnoses. I am no expert, but I do know through a lot of therapy where mine came from,

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Toxic Teenage Friendships

My oldest son started high school today.  That was hard for me to see him so grown and mature, ready to conquer high school.  I was up at 5:30 (my body woke me) and was able to kiss him goodbye and wish him luck on his first day of high school. 

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I’m Cracking Under Pressure

mom's cracking upWell, here I go again.  I am not the best at handling extreme levels of stress and I don’t think it’s a bipolar thing – I think this time it’s a life thing. 

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FMLA – So Much For Protection!

bipolar momLast year my husband went on leave through FMLA for some mental health issues.  When he returned to work, his supervisor put him on a fixed Tuesday-Saturday shift while the rest of his co-workers rotated their shifts between weekends and weekdays monthly. 

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