NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Health) is Here for You..Parents and Family Need Help Too!

I was pleasantly surprised when I saw so many people attending the Palm Beach County NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) lunch and learned that our guest speaker was Christine Stapleton.  My daughter and I gained much strength and understanding … Continue reading

For the Parents and Loved Ones of those Suffer…NAMI, MY Mother, and Not Being a Victim

THIS IS A GUEST POST BY MY BRAVE, WONDERFUL, LOVING, KIND, ACCEPTING, SUPPORTIVE LOVE A MOM WHO REFUSED TO BE A VICTIM-AND GOT INVOLVED IN CHANGING THE WAY WE DEAL WITH THE MENTALLY ILL WE LOVE-LOVE YOU MOM! The T.V. … Continue reading

On the Eve of the James Holmes Trial..

  After watching the talking heads and pundits, especially on HLN, dissect the last few trials like they were entertainment with actors not actual people just like they are, and hearing them decide guilt or innocence or passing judgement before … Continue reading

Lessons from the Mental Hospital

My Mom, NAMI, and Letting Go…For Parents of Those Who Suffer

My Mom, having raised three daughters with a smorgasbord of issues, decided that at 72 years old she was going to go down to the National Alliance of Mental Illness near her home in Florida, and get the facts on … Continue reading

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ― Dr. Seuss

A Woman was suffering guilt, shame, and regret from the sins she committed before she started recovery. The self-loathing, and the negative self-talk were taking over her days, leading her to a toxic place where her physical health was deteriorating. … Continue reading

Where can I unpack this luggage?? Please advise…

Where should I put this luggage?? The cards I had been dealt have been reshuffled, reorganized, and played differently in the last five years. The beauty of surrendering to what is, the hand you have before you, is freedom, and … Continue reading

Hey America!? Hey NRA Guy!? Yoohoo Joe Biden Commission!?…Some Notes From the Asylum…

AND as we find out that Jodi Arias’ parents were in fact aware something was very wrong with their daughter, and they wanted and tried to help but she is an adult and thus they could not. For all of … Continue reading