Category Archives: Mental Health Awareness

My Suicide Note

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Reconciling Autism

The first three and a half years of my son’s life was utter turmoil. Then we adopted him and gave him a stable home and the next seven years were spent going from doctor to doctor; professional to professional. Along … Continue reading

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Middle of a Long Row

The weeks leading up to October 24, 2009 were very difficult ones. Corbin had been what we termed “spinning” – meaning that he had very high energy, was difficult to engage in anything meaningful, was having trouble at school and … Continue reading

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Mental health Awareness week

May 5th to 9th is mental health awareness week in Ontario. We have many awareness weeks/months in this household that we could participate in (Tourette’s; Autism etc) but Mental Health Awareness is so near and dear to my heart as … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I am truly blessed with a wonderful family including my parents and brother who have travelled down here to celebrate with us. We miss the nieces but know we will see them soon. Most of all, I am so thankful … Continue reading

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Playground Tales

I’m mad, I’m sad, I’m despondent, I’m confused. Took C & J to their favourite park today to burn off some energy. While J ran around like a maniac in his fireman rain boots, C headed off to try to … Continue reading

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