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Forum: Parenting   07-31-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,057
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
We're thinking of an assessment, honestly I...

We're thinking of an assessment, honestly I don't think he is Autistic, or if he is, I think it's on the low-end of the scale, the only thing that worries me slightly is the amount he plays with...
Forum: Parenting   07-31-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,057
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Motherhood, and our child, is a constant...

Motherhood, and our child, is a constant disappointment to my partner.
 
I was taken a bit aback, I knew that my wife had always had some problems since our son was born, for various and sundry...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-23-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Going to give that a try, we've tried it in the...

Going to give that a try, we've tried it in the past, but we'll see, I've told him he'll get a Gummy Bear or Smartie every time he tells us he needs to go pee and then goes pee, see if that gets him...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-23-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
We started potty training our (then) two year...

We started potty training our (then) two year old around Christmas, he took about three days to get to grips with it, and then after three days of peeing on the floor every time he suddenly got it,...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   02-25-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Quote: Originally Posted by PPDHelp...

Quote:
Originally Posted by PPDHelp http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15108895)
What she needs now more than anything is your...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   02-24-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Still no real change, it was better for a while...

Still no real change, it was better for a while on the zyprexa/in the partial hospitalization program, doesn't seem to be getting any better now, in fact seems to be getting worse, she's well up...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   01-13-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Quote: Originally Posted by mom0810...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mom0810 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14895663)
Your life shouldn't have to totally change...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   01-06-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Again, with the posting I know, two posts...

Again, with the posting

I know, two posts in a month, and both relatively posative.

Well, it's a new year, new insurance company, and so far things are good, she's gone back into the PHP...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   12-24-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
I guess it's been longer than I remembered,...

I guess it's been longer than I remembered, sorry, so here is an update

First, I want to wish everyone a very Happy Christmas, I really hope that everyone finds the time to enjoy at least a small...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-24-2009, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Back again, but just a checkin (or should that...

Back again, but just a checkin (or should that be check-up?)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mom0810 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-17-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Thanks for the words of encouragement mom0810, ...

Thanks for the words of encouragement mom0810,

With regards to consistent medication, hard to say that one, she's still taking the medication that the Dr's at the partial hospitalization program...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-11-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Been a while since I last posted anything, and I...

Been a while since I last posted anything, and I wanted to drop in an update.

Lets see, when last we left our merry band, my wife was in Hospital and doing "okay" (definitely not great, but not...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-12-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Wanted to add, that I guess I don't know at what...

Wanted to add, that I guess I don't know at what level it's considered time to be in a hospital vs not, back in my late teens/early 20's I definitely had some suicidal tendencies, definitely felt...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-12-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Yeah, I'll figure something out... not to get...

Yeah, I'll figure something out... not to get political, but it's where I have an argument with the GOP (for anyone in the US) they keep screaming about how healthcare should be between a patient...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-12-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
So it's been a week, I'm not sure if which drugs...

So it's been a week, I'm not sure if which drugs matter, but she is now slowly going up on Lamictal, taking Clonopin and Ambien at night, and a lower dose of Seroquel (150mg).

It's, good, bad,...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-07-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Mom0810, thanks for your constant words of...

Mom0810, thanks for your constant words of encouragement and support, it really does help (me at least).

To clue-in the birth details, at about 4 months pregnant we made the "mistake" of deciding...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-06-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Quote: Originally Posted by Autumn Breeze...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Autumn Breeze http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14487722)
I was always reluctant to to take my...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-06-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Thanks for the support and kind words from...

Thanks for the support and kind words from everyone.

As of last night things changed a bit, in that we managed to get her voluntarily admited to a hospital in the area, seemed to be a MUCH better...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-05-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
mom0810, it really does help, especially since...

mom0810, it really does help, especially since none of the doctors have seemed to indicate that anything is "typical".

Right now it's a massive struggle, while the last two mornings have been...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-03-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Quote: Originally Posted by Autumn Breeze...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Autumn Breeze http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14468666)
And that's part of a mental illness....
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-03-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Trying to answer all the Q's, but maybe I'll...

Trying to answer all the Q's, but maybe I'll miss some.

I don't honestly know what she does in the therapy, I'm not even sure if real therapy has started yet (and I know she has told me that Dr...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-02-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Hey, back again, So, I do believe the Neuro...

Hey, back again,

So, I do believe the Neuro is wrong, and fortunately, she tried going down, felt horrid and decided that no matter how much she wanted to do it, she couldn't.

Still not sure...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   09-26-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
So, where were we? Cosy by the fire, no wait,...

So, where were we? Cosy by the fire, no wait, that's not me...

Since I last posted, it got a bit better, then a bit worse, then we ran into the fun of multiple doctors, my wife at this point had...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   09-13-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Still don't know what to do or where to go.. ...

Still don't know what to do or where to go..

Things have "improved" over the past couple of weeks, srt of, some things are better, some are worse. So the wife has gone up quite a bit on the drugs...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   09-08-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,585
Posted By FatherTryingToHelp
Quote: Originally Posted by InstinctiveMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by InstinctiveMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14346543)
I'm no help, but I just wanted to...
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