Some Things to Know About Migraines

Migraines are a chronic condition that can last for years or for a lifetime.  Triggers can include: hormones, foods, drinks, stress and exercise. Other causes include environmental factors such as weather and a genetic predisposition.  Symptoms include throbbing in one area that can vary in intensity, nausea and sensitivity to light, sound and smell. Migraines […]

Read More

What’s going on, in May. Part 4.

What is going on now.  Things are still stressful. I’m still physically and mentally exhausted. Honestly, I am so angry over the last two months.  I am really angry at the mental health clinic that has been treating my son in one form or another.  Where to start? If you remember from my last update, […]

Read More

Medicine Cabinet Basics

What do people keep in their medicine cabinets?  It’s an interesting thought.  Have you ever looked inside someone’s cabinet while at a party?  I haven’t, but I always imagine people do that sort of thing. There was a time when medicine cabinets were standard in bathrooms.  While keeping medicine in these cabinets has gone by […]

Read More

My Sensory Son.

Sensory disorder.  It’s seems like a new thing right?  Twenty years ago we never heard much about it.  While it’s always been there, sensory processing disorder isn’t new.  Sensory Integration disorder was first defined by Occupational Therapist Anna Jean Ayres in 1972. Unfortunately, at this time the medical literature does not recognize as a medical […]

Read More

Basic Toiletries For Your Emergency Kit.

1. Feminine Hygiene Products. Include enough for a few months.  These products can be used for so many different things other than what their original purpose is. 2. Teeth Care. Be basic. Toothpaste and floss. 3. Brush. These can be small and compact. 4. Soap. A multipurpose and anti-bacterial bar would be great. 5. Shampoo. […]

Read More

The Last Part… To Be Continued Pt. 3

When my phone rang on a very windy, snowy weekday I expected to hear my son on the other end crying or begging me to come.  It wasn’t.  It was one of the therapists telling me they were going to discharge my son from the program. What?  It was only five days! We removed him […]

Read More

To Be Continued, Part 2

When we drove our son up to the inpatient hospital he was okay.  I don’t think he could comprehend what was about to happen. Upon arrival, they informed us that they were running behind schedule.  This would turn out to be a huge problem.  Our son would get so overwhelmed that he would have major […]

Read More

What’s going on.

Hello Everyone, I am sure you are wondering if I gave up on my blog.  No I haven’t but outside circumstances have put a temporary halt to things.  Let’s see, as many of you know our home remodeling from hell has finally ended.  The last day of construction was in December. Also in December I […]

Read More

12 Medicines to take when you travel.

Travel is one of the constants in our new modern life.  Whether it is international travel or domestic travel when you get sick you want to have over the counter medication that you are used to.  What should you take?  Here is a list of items to include in your travel medical kit. Antacid Anti-diarrhea […]

Read More

The most depleted vitamins in your body.

I’ve often wondered what are the vitamins that most people are low in.  What do they do?  Where can I find them?  I hope this little article can help you figure that out. Vitamin A. Benefits of Vitamin A include improved vision, a healthy immune system, and works with cell growth.  You can obtain Vitamin […]

Read More