Left Behind

Oh, not to worry just yet…….Will is still here, although his bad days are already beginning to outnumber the good ones. He seems to lose a little more every day, and I’m getting frantic because the longer those tumors are allowed to grow unchecked, the less time we’ll have together. He’s getting his port put in today (thisContinue reading “Left Behind”

Small Favors

Today has been another good day…..thank God for small favors! Will and I were out and about today, picked up my sister for a visit, and even ate at our favorite Chinese restaurant. Amazing how we used to take these normal, enjoyable activities for granted……..before the words pancreatic cancer became part of our lives only one short weekContinue reading “Small Favors”

DX: Bipolar Disorder NOS

Not being a psychiatrist, I can only imagine how difficult it must be to diagnose a condition that’s as much of a chameleon as bipolar disorder. In fact, I was surprised when mine gave me a provisional BP diagnosis at our first appointment back in March of 2012. He’s pretty conservative in this area, asContinue reading “DX: Bipolar Disorder NOS”

How I Got Here

You know, no child wakes up in the morning thinking, “Gee, I wanna be a psych patient when I grow up.” For one thing, they don’t understand it, no should they be expected to; mental illness is hard enough to explain to adults (especially those who don’t have it). For another, kids with issues don’tContinue reading “How I Got Here”