About Me: Female, 48, Wyandotte, MI, member since Nov 2014
42 yr old Mom & full time Nurse Assistant. I previously had 2 superficial blood clots (not DVT) in my right thigh caused by a spider bite which got infected. The bite was also near a big vericose vein in which is also a cause of Superficial Venous Thrombosis. I have 8 s
[More]crews, 2 plates & 3 pins all in my lower right ankle from a slip & fall in 03. Since the SF blood clots, I have constant swelling in the vein and pain all day. So bad, I cannot stand by evening. Seeking medical help while juggling a full time job, 21 yr old college-student-daughter moved back home, in which she herself was diagnosed bipolar disorder, PTSD, anxiety disorder.
Have you ever seen the movie "The Butterfly Effect?" Thats how I feel. I feel as if im going to wake up from a nightmare. I feel a failure as a parent. My daughter is suffering and I am supporting her 100% yet feel as if I cant save her from these diagnosis. Im so wrapped up with her, it has affected my job, my mental health, and ignoring my physical health... And I wont stop helping her until she is stable and happy.
Im looking for parents of adult children that suffer Bipolar/mental disorders. Also looking for sufferers of vericose veins, SVT's, DVT's, and back problems (Scoleosis, Degenerate Disc Disease, narrowing of the spine, and possible sciata-- (sp?)
Last but not least, looking for parents & friends of Lesbian, gay, transgender youth... with or without mental disorders.
I stand behind and love my daughter unconditionally. No matter what.
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