Tag: brain tumor

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can affect anyone, even me

October 31st is not Halloween to me anymore. No, I am not against Halloween. I still pass out candy to the kids who dress up and ring my doorbell. In fact, I love seeing the children in the neighborhood wearing their costumes excited to see what treat I have for them. You see, on October... Read more »

October 31st haunts me because of memories, not Halloween

October 31st, Halloween–a favorite holiday for not only children but for many adults too. I used to love Halloween, even when it was cold or raining (okay, maybe only liked a little on those days). I remember taking my own children around trick or treating hoping that they would get lots of Kit Kat candy... Read more »

Therapy Shelter Dogs--Rescuing Dogs, Saving People

My son had a brain tumor removed on Halloween of this year.  His recovery was complicated by numerous seizures which kept him in the ICU for 8 days.   He was on a great deal of sedating medications to suppress his seizures so he remembers very little of his stay in the ICU except for... Read more »
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