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Audio blog disclaimer: I added addendum to the written blog wherein I state clearly that although I am in need of medical attention, I am still able to work fine and I look for work daily there are just too many without work right now and not enough jobs to go around. I have faith the right one will come. Thank you. Kimberly

Greetings and Salutations One and All.   Well it looks like new birth is the theme of the season! New buds on the trees where flowers are soon to bloom and our country passes a historic bill for complete healthcare reform! Amen!

For me this is a day to rejoice. I am one of the millions who will benefit from this new law! I have worked 25 of my 44 years paying my dues into the system. I am now in a situation where my health began to fail severely. I have needed to be hospitalized and needed surgery for over a year and closer to two years.  Because I lost my job and no health insurance would cover me for “pre-existing conditions” I could not get any carrier to cover my illnesses! I had exhausted all my savings and went into substantial debt already behind a brain injury series and now this! I collect unemployment and go in the hole to the tune of $100 a month just in basics and that includes no television for a year! We get food from the food banks to survive most months and they tell me that I make too much money for two people and I couldn’t qualify for medicaid in my state! Even though this is life threatening potentially what is wrong with me, they still will not cover the test because I need it, only if it’s a “check up” will they pay for it! Are you kidding me!? And all my doctors can tell me is we understand and we hope that the congress will pass the new law, we know you need care but our hands are tied! So, from my perspective AMEN! Maybe now, I can get the proper treatment for what ails me, what can be fixed will and it will happen before I drop dead like so many do without this health coverage. I’m sorry, I do not care what side of the fence you sit on, it is all our responsibility to pay for and help others who are in need to get what they need when they need it, every human being on the planet has the right to be healthy. Doctors, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, need to stop being so greedy, get back to reusable instruments instead of disposable and save a land fill or two along the way of saving money too! Let’s get real about what the costs are for healthcare and get creative about how to stream line the whole thing, tighten up the loose ends and go single payee and payor and put in first tri mester abortions for those who do not ask for it or are in life threatening situations and abolish the 2nd tri mester abortions, the point of life begins with breath, when a living being can live outside the mother on its own without help is when life begins not before, it’s a beautiful set of cells that wont live otherwise…compromise and be the democracy we claim to be! Show the world WE CAN GET ALONG!

I saw some of the most amazing speeches yesterday on that floor on both sides of the issues. Some I just had to roll my eyes about. I do not think that most people have actually READ the law! If you read the thing, you will see that alot of the hype is just that! Fear mongering and hype! The changes are really to only benefit the people and keep the insurance companies back in line. They are totally out of control! We have been screwed for too many years with premium rates gone wild and denials of coverage over stupid things, someone has finally had the balls to stand up and all people can do is react to change with fear! READ THE LAW! Then you can talk about it intelligently, otherwise you are buying into heresay and gossip and not thinking for yourself!

I have read it, and I agree with most of it! There are a few changes I would make but nothing so drastic it would take months to tighten up! I worked with insurance companies for a living and I have lived through their insanity as a patient as well. People need to get educated before they get heated. We need to stop thinking in terms of ME and get into the mindset of WE the human race. Get out of greed and fear and control issues and move past yourselves and get creative if you do not like what is going on and you think you have a better solution then WRITE YOUR CONGRESSMEN AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT PEOPLE!  How many of you even know who your representatives are! Let alone the email address to write them! If you are mad then figure out why and what you are really mad about. Is the frustration really over this issue or the issues in our own lives and it’s easier to point fingers and play the blame game and the I’m better then you game which is childish and un healthy at best. If we would stand on the words of our forefathers….”united we stand, divided we fall” and we really have forgotten how to unite except under the most extreme circumstances of cataclysmic proportions as a people it’s really imbalanced and needs to come back to center. Start thinking in terms of humanity not colors or religions or borders that do not truly exist, it’s god’s land not ours. We are the keepers of it and we are mucking things up pretty much over power and greed which is perceived and forced upon the people. We are so young still in our thinking, we really need to grow up and take our place as terrestrial beings again. Wake up and remember that this is an illusion, we have the power to move mountains within our own minds and in reality if we work towards that together. Learn to love your neighbor again. Learn to help your fellow man. Everyone pulls their weight and offers what their true gifts are. We can learn to live in harmony but it will take a lot of honesty and selflessness on our parts to make that happen for real.

I love the spring time. Change is not always a bad thing. Keep an open mind and heart and allow things to unfold. Get educated as to what the fuss is all about and read the dang bill! Then make your opinion known to your representative and speak your mind. Write editorials and blogs and let the people know what you think and why. Do not be afraid to exercise your god given right to free speech in a civil and calm manner so as to not offend dignity. Passion is good, fanatical is not. Use the system the right way.

I for one was never so proud to be an American as I was last night glued with my teenage son to the computer listening to history being made. As glued as I was when we walked on the moon, Kent State, Twin Towers and so many more amazing leaps good and bad we Americans have made in our short history. We are great, humanity that is, we truly are amazing.At one point there was a man who got up for his one minute, he was the guy who helped champion this bill, ” It’s the patient’s bill of rights on steroids! ” Dinger is a character I tell you what! Another talk about veterans and mothers who have gone without coverage for so long and seniors who have to choose between food and medication, myself on that list of people making real choices like this each and every day. The real heros in this life are those people who have survived and thrived in spite of a failed system. Sometimes change is good, but growing pains still hurt. I hope that we can come to an agree to disagree type of state in this country. Something had to be done, this is a first step, let’s fine tune it and compromise like grown ups and remember to do what’s best for you and yours and the best FOR ALL concerned! What is for the highest good of ALL concerned?? Come from love not fear.

Make it a great day! Keep a smile in your heart and let it out for the whole world to see. Love, Peace, and blessings to everyone! xoxo Kimberly P.S. For those who would question, I am still able to work even though I am sick, I look for work every day I breath and most responses if any say I am over qualified. I say the right thing will come at the right time but I still do my part! Even to the extent I have looked into going back to finish my degree and I have been seeking consultation jobs on the side and nothing has manifested yet. So I hope that addresses those who are nay sayers on that point.

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Greetings and salutations one and all. Today I would like to focus on a very serious and growing problem with our young people today…. suicide, ptsd, bullying, and our schools.

There’s a lot of news in the headlines of late, how many people are flipping out for a multitude of reasons. I believe the magnetics has a lot to do with it. But too, so does our society.

One of the political banners I have carried over the years has been the issues within the schools. I have a special needs child who has fallen through the cracks of the system for years. If it had not been for my educating myself as to the laws and how their game is played, we would have never survived middle school!

I find it interesting that Mr. Obama is on the same track with the idea that too many of our children are dropping out of school and in extreme cases out of life. Teen suicide rates are up to an all time high right now. It is critical that we start getting in touch with our youth NOW! We need to get to the core issues of why this is happening before we an stop it, otherwise we are just treating symptoms, putting a bandaid on it and the main issues will recurring  until we deal with the core of the problem. Our children lack respect, they lack guidance because our generation doesn’t know what they are truly dealing with in these kids. How can we ask our children to display respect when most adults do not treat each other with respect? Even with our current president our adults are behaving in very hateful ways to each other, so really what do we expect from our children today ???


In the headlines just this month, a teacher walks on campus in Alabama and blows away several co workers before killing herself, a math teacher has to tackle a 35 year old gunman in Littleton, CO just last week, Boulder High had a bomb threat two weeks ago and a child in Mass kills himself behind bullying all of this after the columbine children brought to our attention the need for reform within our schools! Ladies and gentlemen, our schools, our children, are NOT SAFE! Budget cuts and school closures have increased classroom size, decreased funds for specialized schools and programs for these kids who do not fit into the mainstream. These are the troubled kids, the ones who cannot seem to find their niche, their place in life. Their parents and they turn to the school systems and mental health systems and social service systems for help and there is none there.

My own personal battle with a variety of school districts has got me hot under the collar about this issue of bullying in the schools. I am currently in that battle of my son and I vs. the school district over these very issues.

Indigo children, which most of the younger generation is, are here to tear down the systems and to make way for the crystals and rainbows to repair and rebuild. But indigos are not about repair. So for parents this is a challenge because they find themselves facing rearing a child who is wired as an entirely different creature then anything we have had to deal with before. They are gifted, they are highly intelligent,  yet appear lazy and mouthy often times. They are more angry and moody then the children of past generations due to their wiring designed to tear down systems that no longer work for the good of all concerned and prepared for the coming frequencies of the future. They lack motivation except for video games and rebelling against the machine so to speak. Why groups like Emo are created.  Yet they have their own unique ways of getting the system to change its ways. A slow process but effective.

So what we find is the new wave getting labeled ADD, ADHD, Bi-polar, Depressed, Etc. We surpress their great talents and subdue them so they are “manageable” killing their spirits with drugs they do not need like seroquil or ridalin  when Really what is happening with most of them is that they are sensitive (empathic), they come into this reality and density, they are not used to the body idea and they see the chaos all around and they are wired to want to tear it down and make it better. So because most of these young beings come from other universes and planets and have never been to 3d Earth, they struggle to fit into their new environment, and they learn differently then the children of the past, they require a more visual and tangible way of learning.

The problem with this is the schools have not changed their curriculum for teaching in over 60 years! This is why our children are failing because our system is failing to keep up not our kids!

These children, suffer the trauma of being human, they suffer because they are singled out in the social arenas at school and at home and they never seem to fit into the square little boxes people try to put them in. They are teased brutally and endlessly. As a result they often times develop PTSD symptoms and they either get reactive or they shut down. These children are the ones with no voice in this world. I for one have done my best to be a very active voice and bring light to this very dark matter.

Our children are committing suicide, having intimate relations and doing drugs and alcohol and getting addicted to violence and porn as a result of  prolonged pain from the unacceptance by their peers and family, their exposures to the net and video games and how society deals with these topics so openly. Kids today do not respond to “do as I say not as I do” discipline. We must be the example for these children in life. Most of the reactions these kids show are things that if the situation happened to an adult, we would react much the same way, but because they are kids, no one listens or it doesn’t apply to them? Really how does that work? We say respect is earned…. are we earning their respect by behaving in ugly ways?

Part of this shift is understanding there is no separation. This includes, kids and adults. Yes it is our job to guide them and teach them, they have their own path,  it is not theirs to be our slaves at home doing all the work, that should be a team effort or beating them into submission as many parents have been trained by their own upbringing, but to treat them as mini people, mini adults, the way you would want to be treated now,  because they are exposed to very adult things at a very young age, so to go with the old way of doing things, is doing a dis service to our youth in not preparing them for the real world. We shelter them and protect them but to do it too much so then turn them loose in the real world. This is where the depression comes in for young adults, so much pressure and culture shock,  they just fold emotionally. Hence the increased suicide rates.

We need to do something about this issue. Our drop out rates here in the United States is absolutely unacceptable. Our children are our most valuable commodity they are our future. We are failing them as a society placing a higher value on a ball players and actors then a teacher or school and we need to put action to this to make a change! Start attending your local school board meetings, talk to people who advocate for children and see what they can offer as advice to deal with the many issues that arise when your child falls into this void with no voice. There are laws in place which can be used to enforce the no bullying policies and if there are none where you live then I would write your local authorities, school superintendent and congress people and let them know you are “Mad as hell and you are not going to take it anymore!”

Nothing will change if we all think that someone else is dealing with this issue. I have for years wanted to form a coalition of parents, teachers and students to create their own lobbying group and start making some political noise about this issue. I encourage you to begin in your own neighborhood with the parents.  Not all kids are wired the same, we have to make a way to accommodate all children not just the 80% majority. No child should be left behind, on this point Mr. Bush and I agree. Change begins at home, start making some noise, contact local news places as you hear about these injustices in our district with these kids. The children and parents feel like it’s us against them and they learn quickly that the system is in need of change. So to you my audience, please get involved in this, get active and find out what your kids are dealing with at school. When we were 10 our biggest concerns were which bike or doll to play with, our kids today, deal with guns at school, gangs, drugs, sexting, by the time they are in fourth or fifth grade now! So look at their texts, look at their emails and IM conversations while playing games and what not on the computer, get nosey! Be proactive in preparing your kids because it starts much sooner then you would imagine. If your child is suffering from bullying contact your local truancy officers and court officials and ask what can be done to cease the issues. Take things to the next level and do not fear. For the only thing you have to fear is fear itself! Ok maybe apathy falls in with fear, apathy is our worst enemy in this country as I see it…

I will revisit this issue further later on down the line, sharing with you some of the issues people have run into with regard to this. Until next time! Peace, love and light!

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