I Know Who I Am

Over the past few years I have begun to come to grips with the fact that I am the child of a parent with schizophrenia. That single fact has caused me to live in a sheltered shadow of a life that I personally put myself in. The shame of having a parent who was not … More I Know Who I Am

Never Change

I recently had my feelings hurt at work about my health condition that I am trying hard to get under control. Of course the person that hurt my feelings doesn’t know nor would they care that the joke that they made at my expense was health related but…That’s actually not why I am writing today. … More Never Change

Support Groups

As private as I am, I didn’t realize how much I would enjoy my support groups. It is absolutely wonderful having a place where I can voice my concerns about my challenges and triumphs and know that someone else understands. It is comforting to know that someone has felt or is feeling the same way … More Support Groups

New Sister

Have you ever felt so close to a person that you have only shared a few conversations? I am a part of a life group at my church and one of the life group participants almost feels like a long lost relative. Although, she doesn’t say much, when she does speak it’s with such passion … More New Sister

Dang Reflux

This mission to get off of omeprazole just got more serious. I am losing hair. I am a natural by suggestion of my hairstylist due to what, hair loss! I read the side effects for my medicine and saw that but of course I wanted relief from my GERD symptoms more than my hair at … More Dang Reflux