Having just completed my Pledge Manager for Cthulhu Wars Onslaught Three, and still midway negotiating an all the books pledge for Numenera 2, Discovery and Destiny with a lovely leather bound Deluxe upgrade, *drool* along with ordering in No Thank You Evil from Monte Cook Games, which came highly recommended for the girls from Sandy Petersen. … Continue reading
Category Archives: Mentalhealth
She did it herself…
Following on from Hypergraphia we all started to get a little worried, her “cope with shit” button was becoming firmly stuck in the off position and symptoms were rapidly becoming more prominent….. as the rest of us were watching, preparing another med review; she took matters into her own hand and using the instructions already left … Continue reading
Mental Health Month
October is Mental Health Month. The 10th of this month is World Mental Health Day. Strangely enough from the 8th til the 14th is Mental Health Week…. I much prefer to work on mental health awareness all year around. Mental health and mental illness are not the same thing. Although they are both two sides … Continue reading
A sure fire sign of mania since infancy, we have seen walls, furniture, clothing, refrigerators and children scrawled with drawings and letters even as a toddler it was more letter like than drawing. bipolar 101 explains their own experience of hypergraphia People are thinking, cogs are turning, the next step is being planned… Is this … Continue reading
I suck at fighting depression
Always have, likely always will….. I have been beaten, pushed away, slapped, shoved, and shouted at, by individuals genuinely believing are not worthy to be loved by me, they will poison me, pollute me, corrupt me…… I’m not perfect either, I am broken, I hurt, I struggle physically to be social, I am no longer … Continue reading
The teens are here
It was jacs 13th birthday today. While it was something to celebrate it is incredibly scary also. While I have reached another one of those milestones…. Which start with no more nappies. no more children at the feet. No more children in primary school. I no longer have any Tweens! The scary side of things … Continue reading
It’s not over yet but I see the light!
At the end of a very long tunnel. She finally returned to school today and everything seemed to go well although tomorrow she has Vcal again and that will be the real test. It had taken 2 weeks for a meeting to be arranged. The education department was in attendence and backed us up, repeatedly … Continue reading
Dyslexia and the Education System
I know I have not updated in a while I have been incredibly busy with miss 15 going through the diagnostic process and dealing with a wave of mania coming through the house, it’s never just one at a time. Miss 16 Shannon has had a really rough time of it at school lately with … Continue reading
It’s not a joke
Came across this just a moment ago…. And this is why I love dadmin of Dad Jokes Australia so much for the efforts they go to to keep it clean Because it’s not a joke. My 16 yo was sexually harassed at TAFE when only 15. We dealt with it we know how, their Father … Continue reading
Through triage again….
The hat trick is complete now 3 daughters have all had to see the psychiatrist. Just got her through triage today. Different challenges to her sisters predominantly she struggles with depression symptoms but it’s muddy enough to need someone qualified to diagnose because I’m pretty sure it’s not major depression. She has already been diagnosed … Continue reading
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