Mental Health – Help & Recovery

Mental health. Let’s all pause for a moment and really look at those two words, and what they mean. Mental - relating to the mind, carried out or taking place in the mind. Informally, and stigmatically, meaning insane or crazy. We use this phrase when we think someone is off in the head by saying… Continue reading Mental Health – Help & Recovery

IEP Meetings – How They Should All Be

I pull up to my 6-year-old’s new school. He’ll be starting kindergarten and I called an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) meeting for him. Backing the truck into a spot I feel my anxiety go into overdrive. I’ve been rehearsing in my head what to say, what I think he’ll need, how to accommodate and make… Continue reading IEP Meetings – How They Should All Be

Explaining the Under Explained – Anxiety

I had recently posted a blog update about depression and trying to explain it to people that have never experienced it. Anxiety is a tougher one to try to explain to people and help them understand exactly what happens when your system begins to go into anxiety attacks and you develop an actual anxiety disorder… Continue reading Explaining the Under Explained – Anxiety

Explaining the Under Explained – Depression

Spring finally burst into blossom and floating allergens in Nebraska this week. My first spring in Nebraska made me realize just how full of color the world becomes during this time of year. Being a Colorado native I always enjoyed Spring. The elevation and general dryness of Colorado with the sudden colors pushing out of… Continue reading Explaining the Under Explained – Depression

Level Up Yoshi!

I mentioned in my last blog post that I'm looking into training Yoshi as a full service dog so I can feel like I can be out in public with more ease with my anxiety disorder. It hurts my heart to say that we just don't have the funds to be able to pay for… Continue reading Level Up Yoshi!