Re: Coping with children and full time job
Shelley, my heart goes out to you. This disease/syndrome is so hard enough to deal with and on top of that working and caring for five children. I am so sorry to hear of the death of your daughter. I just cannot imagine how you are coping enough to function on top of everything else, but it is a testimony to your inner strength that you are. Don't give up, hang in. I agree about finding a good doc and getting on some medication that might help. Therapy is also a great medical tool. Someone can listen to you and help you find ways to better cope with the situation you are in. I know this might seem impossible, but schedule at least a 1/2 to 1 hour block for your self to just breathe! It will help you have a chance for down time to pray, meditate, and just catch your breath. I hope you have family close by or good friends that can help you with getting some "sane" time for yourself. It will greatly impact your health in a positive way. Hang in there!
Last edited by mim; 08-14-2006 at 06:23 AM.