Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Momming While Medicated

There’s nothing wrong with parents taking mental health medicine

Photo by Myriam Zilles on Unsplash

I’m a mom of three young men. I also have bipolar II disorder and during my darkest time, when my boys were small, I was taking eight different medications: Lamictal, Xanax, lithium, Abilify, benztropine, Synthroid (for the half of thyroid I have left), and trazodone. I was nearly one year past the discovery of my…

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Mia Hayes

40-something who 💯 doesn’t have it all figured out, but long story short, I survived. Love big. Love hard. Love you. www.miahayesauthor.com