He Still Loves Me

He Still Loves Me

I was moody, assertive, and difficult. He loved me anyway. I suffered from postpartum psychosis. He loved me anyway. I had episodes of hoarding behavior He loved me anyway. I suffered for multiple bleeding disorders. He loved me anyway. I got so sick I couldn’t cook and clean. He loved me anyway. I went from … Read more

Friday Night’s Date Night

Friday Night’s Date Night

Normally,  I post every day.  That’s the goal anyway. As I’m writing this it’s after 1am Saturday morning. My sweet husband took me to dinner at the beach, on a scenic drive, and we’re now finally home. And I have no blog post written for today. But I had a wonderful evening with a very … Read more

A Message to the Healthy from the Chronically Ill

A Message to the Healthy from the Chronically Ill

 Trying to explain to someone who’s perfectly healthy why I have to think through every commitment. Why everything has to be weighed against the emotional, psychological, and physical cost. Why things that don’t stress normal people stress me. Has been very challenging. The person I was dealing with today was not being very kind about … Read more

Should I Medicate My ADHD Child?

Should I Medicate My ADHD Child?

 A few days ago,  I wrote about whether or not you should diagnose and tell your ADHD child about their diagnosis. That was a very easy answer for me compared to this highly more complex topic of medication. In my opinion, it comes down to 4 factors: 1) Is ADHD something that’s “wrong” with the … Read more

Why I Don’t Hate Facebook

Why I Don’t Hate Facebook

There’s a lot of Facebook hate out there, let’s be honest. Even people who use Facebook post about why they hate Facebook and everyone shouldn’t use it. Usually, while they’re on Facebook. But, for me, Facebook was a godsend. It was an answer to prayer in a very lonely and low time in my life. … Read more