The light at the end of the tunnel has been very distant for us. For those that may be new readers to my blog, since 2017, my daughter received multiple medical benefit denials and she also lost several services and support for her care. This almost 2-year struggle was just that…a struggle, but we survived! As of May 2019, Continue reading “Light At The End Of The Tunnel (4min read)”
Now before you read the title, roll your eyes, think a certain way about my perception of parenthood, and/or leave with a bitter taste in your mouth about TwinMomMel, be sure to read the entire article. It’s not what you think. Continue reading “12. I Give Up… (2min read)”
Support for a special needs parent is not an easy feat. Unintentional aggression may be taken out on you and you may sometimes be used as a verbal punching bag from that parent that needs to vent. Your support is very much appreciated and here are some ways that you can be an even better support system. Continue reading “11. How to be the Best Special Needs Support System (2min read)”
Do you have a child with autism or a rare medical condition? Have you ever tried to explain it to someone….but they just don’t understand? Continue reading “10. When People Don’t Understand (2min read)”
March Madness? Huh?!? Yes, you’re in the place. You may be wondering what does March Madness have to do with coping with multiple diagnoses, right? Well keep on reading. This won’t be a sports lesson. I promise.
If you read my Blog #4 about Genell’s new hearing loss diagnosis (click here to read it), then you may have seen where I mentioned that she also had Botox injections. Yes, a 6-year old got Botox….and this is why.
You’re at your appointment (or procedure), and the medical professional hands you a couple pieces of paper that explains what has just taken place and also points out what some of the risks are. Well….on Feb 27, 2018, those few lines of risks became my daughter’s reality with her ear tubes. Continue reading “4. When the risks of Ear Tubes becomes your child’s reality (2min read)”
What started out as a regular school day quickly turned into one of the scariest days of my life. Continue reading “3. Say Hello to Seizures (3min read)”
In 2013, just shortly after Genell’s 2nd birthday, the phrase “failure to thrive” was unfortunately introduced to us. Continue reading “2. G is for G-tube ..the other belly button (2min read)”
“We gave birth to healthy babies!” or “Our babies were born and it was so great holding them after delivery!” Those are quotes that I never was able to say. Continue reading “1. TwinMomMel – Est. 12.14.2011 (2min read)”