The past several years have been a horrible struggle. We recently found out (probably 4 years ago) that our youngest son has O.D.D. or Oppositional Defiant Disorder or sometimes confused or partnered with C.D. or Conduct Disorder. Our son is only 11. He's been going through this for as long as I can remember. I remember hearing stories from his birth father, that his nephew used to be very similar to how my son is acting. His nephew used to kill animals and laugh. He would take forks and stab family members just because they defied him....
I've almost always battled with depression; but anxiety, that was new to me. When I was 15years old and was told by a high school boyfriend that I was fat and needed to lose weight. Mind you, I was 130 lbs at my heaviest during high school and that wasn't until I broke my ankle middle of my sophomore year. By the time I graduated High School I was down to 120 and by the end of the summer I was about 110lbs, that is until I found out I was pregnant with my oldest. It pretty much went down hill from there. Sure I was happy that I had a...
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Anna is a North East Ohio blogger who started blogging in late 2014 to share her life journey of being a stay at home mother who suffers from anxiety and bi-polar disorder.
In the past few years she’s evolved into being a voice for mental health disorders, more specifically Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Bi-Polar Disorder, Depression, and Anxiety.
Anna likes to also discuss recipes, crafting, awesome local events and much more. Check out her blog for local events in northern Ohio (From Toledo to Conneaut down to Columbus), inspiration, lifestyle topics, cats & recipes.