2.26.16 RadioWrapUp: Family Mental Illness

AnnmarieKelly.WCBM_..web_-150x120Whew! It’s always a difficult experience to talk about mental illness in your family, isn’t it? And it isn’t all about the sick one, is it? Like alcoholism, drug addition and any serious illness, mental illness affects the whole family.

That’s what Tracy May, who faced childhood abuse by her mother, a paranoid schizophrenic, her father’s misogyny, abandonment of friends and relatives and sexual abuse, showed us you can experience it and come out on the other side still standing.
Keeping Mother’s Secrets is available on line on Amazon and Barnes and Noble in hardback, paperback, Kindle and Nook. Book sale profit will be donated to Chidhelp to help abused children to thrive!\
Keeping Mother’s Secrets news:

  • 22,000 likes on Facebook! Author responds to all comments.
  • Award winning book! 2015 Readers’ Favorites Silver Medal Award, Nonfiction Drama.
  • Front cover Aug. 24th, 2015 issue of Publisher’s Weekly.
  • Book trailer, 13,591 views on Youtube
  • Rated 5 stars on Amazon as well as Barnes and Noble (as of 2/11/2016).

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In my open, I referenced a couple of the articles. You can read them too:

  • https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/feb/25/marco-rubio/marco-rubio-Gerald Fordsays-donald-trump-had-pay-1-million-hi/
  • https://money.cnn.com/2013/08/26/news/companies/trump-university/
  • https://www.damemagazine.com/2015/04/14/i-am-voting-my-vagina-hillary-clinton-president

I also talked about my 2006 experience when Gerald Ford was lying in state at the Capitol in DC. Here’s my “memento” from that night and the subsequent article I wrote about Betty Ford.
Betty Ford
And here are today’s quotes:

The first one is from bestselling author Regina Brett, who says,
God isn’t present in the past or future. The great ‘I Am’ is in the present moment. When I claim that presence, I can get through anything today.”

And the wonderful Louise Hay reminds us that “The point of power is always in the present moment.”

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The Maine Diaries is a fun look at my annual adventure to New England where I unwind from normal life and reconnect with myself.

I was captivated by the Maine Coast on my first trip there in the late 90’s. In the years since, I’ve traveled up and down the coast from Kittery to Calais but I spend most of my Maine time Downeast. I love the adventures I have and the chance to unwind from the world and restore my inner clarity. I chronicle my experiences in The Maine Diaries.

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