PTSD for Parents of Children with Chronic Illnesses.


Herding Chaos

This $hi+ is real, people.  It’s real.  And this one was a hard one to write.  Not because I didn’t want to put it out there, cause I’m not ashamed.  It happened to me.  It wasn’t something that I chose.  It was hard to write because I had a hard couple of days with this monster, and I didn’t want to end up crying again because I was writing this.  But oh well…  cry I did.   Drank coffee, ate dark chocolate, and cried a little.  Because I couldn’t help it.  It’s been a hard couple of weeks for no particular reason other than I have PTSD and sometimes it rears it’s ugly head and sometimes it goes away for weeks at a time.  That is the nature of the beast.

The background:  My oldest was born with cancer.  She has permanent long term liver damage and an enlarged spleen.  She…

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A new day

I woke up still feeling like an emotional wreck. But it was a nice feeling to chat with someone that would give me some good Godly advice. It was nice to be able to vent to someone without being judged. And to be told that I was going to be prayed for. I needed that.… Continue reading A new day

2015 blogs, depression, life

When It’s Too Much

DECEMBER 31, 2015 My heart is so sad right now. A mother who lost her son a few weeks ago has taken her own life. The grief of losing her son was too much for her. The despair and sadness of no longer having her son with her was so overwhelming she just couldn’t go… Continue reading When It’s Too Much

2015 blogs, life

Christmas 2015

  DECEMBER 26, 2015 Every year Christmas-time is one of the most amazing and magical times of the year. From the second Halloween is over, our house is fully decorated and decked out in Christmas. Yes… we are THAT type of family. And we keep everything up until mid-January. I am the mom that starts… Continue reading Christmas 2015