My son, Darrell, started taking the bipolar medicine, olanzapine, the generic of Zyprexa about three months ago. Olanzapine does a wonderful job slowing down Darrell’s thoughts and reducing anxiety. Additionally, his ability to connect with other people has improved. On the other hand, have you heard of the “olanzapine weight gain”?
Olanzapine weight gain
As our brains and thought processes develop the perspective we had as children change in adulthood. Our perspective also changes throughout our adult lives because of life experiences that broaden our views. Recently, I have been reflecting back about my grandpa with a new perspective.
Grandpa – automobile accident
I received a special gift to visit, mother to mother, with another mother who understands caring for a child with a mental disorder. I had a beautiful conversation about Amanda, the daughter of my friend, Jane. I felt like Jane understood that I would understand what occurred in Amanda’s life because of my experiences caring for my son Darrell who is plagued with Bipolar II disorder.
Visiting Mother to Mother – Amanda’s story
I believe suicide is often a result of psychosis which is when a person loses contact with reality usually hearing voices and seeing things that others do not see or hear. I call this type of suicide, “psychosis suicide”.
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The lack of flow in a person’s life with a mental disorder robs them of peace and well-being. When mental, emotional, or spiritual dams develop, an inborn instinctual survival mechanism called “fight or flight response” turns on with the assignment to protect a person from more damage. I would like to explain how this response affects those with mental disorders.
Fight or flight response and mental disorders
My two oldest grandchildren who are siblings were chosen as “Students of the Month” in September. I pondered about how to praise a grandchild. I don’t feel like the way I praised my children was as effective as I would have liked so I want to try a different method of praise. I think one of the good points of being a grandparent is possessing a greater ability to approach a grandchild with more wisdom due to the recognition of past mistakes.
There are concerns being reported that people are receiving low dose microwave radiation from wireless smart meters and cell phone towers that could be genetically damaging especially to children.
Reported effects of microwave radiation