Just Finished My CE's!

Just completed my continuing education (CE) for my California Marriage and Family Therapist license (LMFT). To renew my license this time around, among the courses I took, I chose the following three timely and emotionally [...]

2016-04-13T18:00:38+00:00April 13th, 2016|25 Comments

Clearing Out

Sunday evening I relaxed after spending the afternoon letting my husband grab his favorite tools from my father's garage before Hughes Estate Sales takes everything not now in storage. After consulting with my [...]

2016-03-22T22:47:02+00:00March 22nd, 2016|31 Comments

Day from Hell

Recently my mother slammed the door on her speech therapist. She refused nursing care for herself and blocked nurses from seeing my father. Her behavior has caused both of them to be discharged [...]

2016-02-16T15:08:32+00:00February 16th, 2016|51 Comments

I Said "No!"

   My mother's speech therapist (a great guy and excellent speech therapist) called me today so that I could participate in her speech therapy. Friday, when I first met with him and my [...]

2016-01-21T12:19:22+00:00January 21st, 2016|35 Comments

Freaking Out

Once again I accidentally skipped a medication dose. Thursday evening I forgot to take my divalproex (used to treat seizures, migraines and bipolar disorder), making me less stable, more irritable, short-tempered with my [...]

2016-01-17T13:05:23+00:00January 17th, 2016|24 Comments

Guilt Rears Its Head

Even with caregiver help, it's been tough. Friday one of my mother's occupational therapists told me she had asked nursing staff if my mother had been receiving any visitors. After being "on" since [...]

2015-12-12T11:01:10+00:00December 12th, 2015|42 Comments

Recent Ramblings

2014-05-28 Both yesterday and today I screwed up my meds. When I got ready for bed last night, I saw that I hadn't yet taken my morning dose of escitalopram oxalate (Lexapro). Then this [...]

2014-05-28T09:28:51+00:00May 28th, 2014|0 Comments