Archives for October, 2012

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Autism: My Toddler Is Starting Pre-School!

I have always been extremely sensitive with all issues surrounding my little guy. At 3 years old he is so far behind others his age but at the same time, there are areas in which he has progressed to a 5 year olds level.

I have been working with our county to get him tested, evaluated, and treated. I would like to believe the hardest part of the process was the process...
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I Started My New Job, I Love It!

I haven't started a new job in three years. That job lasted a whole three months before I fell into a major depressive episode with severe psychosis. It was a crazy time for me to say the very least.

Previously, any time I started work it was because of pressure from my husband. He could never tolerate me not working and not bringing in extra money. It was very hard on everyone because the decision to...
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I’m Starting Latuda (Mood Stablizer) Again

I saw my p-doc a couple days ago. We have decided to stop all antidepressants for a while and go with just a mood stabilizer. This makes me nervous because I have been on an antidepressant of some sort for almost 3 years now. Honestly, I am more terrified of a depressive episode than I am of anything else.

Being depressed sucks. Every single part of life is horrible when a depressive episode hits....
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Remember Ladies, We Aren’t Just Mothers, We Are Women Too!

Being a mother is probably the most rewarding yet unrecognized job any woman can have. We don't get a paycheck for doing what we do, we hardly ever get a thank you for the things we do to keep our families together and we often get badgered when things slack a bit.

So why do we continue to work so hard every day to keep ourselves together for the sake of everyone in our...
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Why Do I Always Feel So Guilty When I Spend Money?

Whether it's something I need or simply something I want, it all feels the same.  I always, always feel guilty when I spend money.

One of my biggest problems throughout my adult life has been shopping. It isn't necessarily about spending money I don't have because I don't do that anymore. I don't know what it is but it's driving me crazy!

I can always justify any purchase, small or large. I always have a...
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