Category Archives: BiPolar

Something Typical

I first knew something was amiss when 5 year old Jeremy said from his car seat “Mom let’s have a meeting” . I looked at him in the rear view mirror and asked “Why should we have a meeting?” “Because … Continue reading

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Medication

I am often asked about medication we use for our boys. I am always hesitant to answer as it can be a very hot button topic. Things that work for our family might be a disaster for another and vice … Continue reading

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The Longest Day – Part 2

I began this post back in April. Then I crashed and ended up in hospital for 2 months – all for another blog post. But here is the second part to the Longest Day, for the first part click here Once at … Continue reading

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The Longest Day

Below is something I have been working on for quite some time, it recounts one of the worst days we had with Corbin, but just one. I need to emphasize that these events took place years ago and Corbin is … Continue reading

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We Shouldnt Have to

I was going through emails and found this one, sent to our case manager at CPRI in May 2010. It’s pretty intense because I was in crisis with C. I mean that, it wasn’t just him in crisis – our … Continue reading

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6 Month Checkup

I just finished with our 6 month checkup with the Psychiatrist for both my boys.  For the first time ever I had nothing really to report. Home is good, school is good, day to day living (self help skills, friendship, … Continue reading

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Things are Looking Up

The past few weeks have been difficult and stressful around our house. A great deal of that can be traced back to me – I’ve had less patience, have been holding on to the stress, I’ve felt ready to snap … Continue reading

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