Drugs can be Poison

Seizure Mama and Rose

Then and Now for Chapter 20: Drug Changes Change Rose

This period of time will always come back vividly due to the fear I felt every minute of every day. “Things fell apart. Months were a blur.” this chapter says. We were panicked by Rose’s decline. All we had were strong seizures and horrible side effects. I did not want to take my eyes off of her, but I was cracking up inside. Something had to give.

I have had to ask myself some hard questions about this stretch of Rose’s epilepsy. Why did we go along for so long? I am trying to be honest and careful here because I know some of you may be going through similar experiences.

When do you bail water or bail out? I think we bailed water too long here. Why? Ignorance and insecurity. We did not know what to do to help…

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Blogmas Day 2 🎄⛪🎄

Self Care & Mental Health

This time of year, stress and anxiety are exponentially high. Unfortunately, that’s reality. The good part? It doesn’t have to control us and ruin our Christmas cheer!

Duly note: though I am suggesting ways to combat the blues; ultimately, you have to make the choice to do it. Only then, will you achieve it.

10 Ways to Manage Your Mental Health

1. COLOR!

2. TAKE A DRIVE! – Christmas lights up neighborhoods! If you’re having a hard time, wrapped up in your thoughts.. Get in your car (goal #1 accomplished!!) and drive around 🙂 ❤️

We just did this, last night 💚

3. MAKE A HOT DRINK- a favorite drink, tea, coffee, hot chocolate… Doesn’t matter! You deserve a few minutes with a treat. Also, warmth going into your body will raise your body temperature. Mentally, warm feels…

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