Some people hate New Year's Resolutions. Some people love them. I used to be the first but have become the second. I LOVE a good resolution! I've learned that I am a person who likes a set date to start a fresh page, a clean slate. Several years ago I started developing resolutions and have... Continue Reading →
Wow! Another year has passed. Each year brings more joy, hardship, pleasure, tears, fun and deep love. This year has been a roller coaster for sure, but we're still on the ride! 2019 was not all roses and butterflies. The Stammeyer Farmstead saw some major challenges. In January, I checked into an intensive outpatient mental... Continue Reading →
Today is my anniversary, celebrating 7 years of wedded bliss. I've been planning on writing this post for a couple weeks and have been working on the right words. And title. I kept debating between "Lucky #7" and "7 Year Itch." Many years ago, as I was just entering my 20's I worked closely with... Continue Reading →
10 Tip To Find Your Therapist. Everyone needs someone to talk to sometimes. Here are my top ten tips for finding the right person for you!
Choosing to live in courage and fight the fears of depression. Living the life I choose, away from the veil of mental health.
Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel, Feliz Navidad! It is time again, for our annual Christmas letter, a year end report from the Stammeyer Farmstead. It is been another whirlwind of a year, full of excitement, adventure, tears and growth. For Eli, the year was book ended with hospital visits. Thankfully both planned, routine and went very... Continue Reading →
First off, thank you so much to those of you whom have reached out to me personal about this series. It truly means the world to me and certainly reassures me that every brawl is worth fighting. The support and love I've received is immeasurable. Ross, my husband, and I have been working so hard... Continue Reading →
I talked a bit on this in my last post. How depression affects my ability to accomplish the tasks in life I want to accomplish. I've talked before about being a dreamer. I'm am a great idea generator. Let me clarify. I am great at generating ideas. I like to be a problem solver. I... Continue Reading →