There are so many myths about mental health that need to be dispelled. Let's look at 5 myths that I have observed over the years.
I can say there was a time when holidays, especially the meals centered around them, were not easy for me.  It is amazing what 5 years of growth and recovery can do.  I am a recovered bulimic and have found the following tools helpful in my recovery, especially when it comes to the 2.5 month stretch of the holiday season.
Here is my story of growing up with an addicted parent, and how I am choosing to break the cycle of addiction.
I am fairly confident none of them will CURE their cold and cough, but they will help you and your children sleep a little better.
I've noticed that since becoming a parent, I've become a lot more dependent on my own for their advice, encouragement, camaraderie, and support.
After a rough, rough, rough weekend of temper tantrums, crying, and exhaustion all around,  I decided to seek ways to bring my daily meditation and relaxation techniques to my child. 
While I will never truly know if it was the acupuncture or something else that brought an end to our road of infertility, I do know that discovering acupuncture was exactly what I needed to have a sense of sanity during that challenging time.
Life isn’t black and white, and neither is one’s relationship with alcohol. There’s a grey area, and that’s where I’m at.
Join us on Saturday, November 9th between 9 - 11 AM (come anytime during those hours) at Olmsted Medical Hospital's Women's Health Pavilion for a FREE Teddy Bear just for your favorite stuffed animal, teddy bear or lovey.
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“Mommy, Was I Stage 4?”

Every year, in September, the childhood cancer world swells up a little bigger and asks for recognition.  Go Gold. Think about childhood cancer.  Ask for research.  Honor the survivors and reach out a hand to those who have buried their warrior. 

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