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‘My teeth were turning yellow. ‘Mommy, why are you so tired all the time? You don’t get out of bed.’: Mom battling depression says ‘I am living proof it gets better’

“When my mom walked in and saw me with the pills I had found, scattered across the bed, I knew I had hit rock bottom. I couldn’t even look her in the eyes. I remember sitting in the hospital, my whole family waiting outside. ‘I feel like nothing ever gets better.’ I am living proof it gets better.”

‘Teachers noticed my 5-year-old making weird movements. ‘It’s all in her head,’ the doctor said.’: Mom demands answers for daughter who has 15 episodes a day of what appears to be seizures, actually is PNKD diagnosis

“Madie continued to have these strange ‘spells’ where her body would paralyze itself. The doctor walked in the room and told me she is making all of this up, and I should take her to a psychiatrist. I made it very clear I was not leaving that room until someone could tell me what was wrong with my daughter.”

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