First in the Slave girl , Shyima was 10 years old when she was taken . She had lived with the Ibrahims and worked for very little pay .Her mother decided it was time for shy’mia to help out the white people next door out into the farmhouse. Then after that Shymia was domestic and poor . Her mother had taken several loans from the Ibrahims for medical Bills .While Shymia had nothing when she was a slave her and the rest of the slaves had no money for school , dentist or doctors . Another supporting idea about slavery and family in the central themes .
Lisa had written the article I Survived Postpartum Depression, But It Never Left Me, discussing her first hand experience with postpartum depression, how it still affects her years later, and the importance of understanding that it may not leave. After her son’s birth, instead of joy, she felt something she had never felt before. For almost two years after her son was born, Romeo had the horrible feeling that she was living to survive and nothing more (Romeo). Lisa says, “ I was supposedly no longer fighting off postpartum depression that matters. What came next—what, even now that my sons are 21 and 17, persists—are days and nights and long worrisome moments of everyday life” (Romeo).
Mary Harvey, a 42-year-old African American female, postop day 2 from abdominal surgery. Has an NGT still. She is also Muslim. • Ms. White, a 60-year-old female, admitted 3 days ago with a diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia. She still is dyspneic with exertion and on 2L of oxygen via nasal cannula.
Sources of Information Self-report by Rosa Lee and some available medical records. Psychosocial History Rosa Lee is a 52 year old mother of eight children, three were born by the time she was 16 years old. She does not work receiving monthly welfare, food stamps and disability checks. Her life has been in multiple housing locations within the poorest sections
A Yellow Raft on Blue Water Character Analysis Rayona, in Michael Dorris’ “A Yellow Raft of Blue Water”, is the perfect example of a fifteen-year-old girl. She is self conscious about her background (half black, half Native American), her height (too tall), her weight (too skinny), and her family (or what passes as one). In addition to her typical teenage conundrums, Rayona must endeavor to keep track of her alcoholic mother, Christine, who is constantly in the hospital for alcohol poisoning (3). Rayona gets no help from her father, Elgin. Elgin abandoned Christine when Rayona was a baby and only periodically checks in on them (5).
Kelly Pline is a single mother and lives in a one bedroom apartment. Her daughter, Cassidy, is two years old and has been splitting time living with both parents separately. Kelly has been using heroin as her primary drug of choice and has had negative life consequences as a result. Kelly has lost her primary job ten months ago and has had difficulty maintaining any other job. She does not have any concern on how heroin has affected her life, other than it is becoming harder to pay for rent and other living expenses for herself and her daughter.
Becky was a 23-year-old girl who got diagnosed with a melanoma after she saw an irregular mole on the back of her leg. She said she started tanning at 17 with her mom and got a tan 2-3 times a week once she started college. She is now 27 and does not know whether or not her cancer will come back. Becky’s story is only one of many, so many people use tanning beds not knowing what they do to them or not caring. Parents encourage their kids to tan even if they know the consequences and no one is saying anything.
Cortez is a 17 year 5 month old twelfth grader. Cortez’s mother indicated Cortez was born 3 weeks early during a pregnancy in which she had preeclampsia. Cortez met all his developmental milestones on time. He has been diagnosed with a specific learning disorder. He does not have any concerns with health, vision, or hearing.
Anisha Reid, a twenty-three year old, African American woman, born July 30, 1992 and raised up north in Trenton, New Jersey to Tina and Richard. The youngest of thirteen children. Graduated high school from Trenton Central High School in June 2010. Presently enrolled at the University of West Georgia to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. I grew up in a household with one single parent.
Unintended pregnancies happen around the world daily. According to Guttmacher Institute, “In 2011, the most recent year for which national-level data are available, 45% of all pregnancies in the United States were unintended, including three out of four pregnancies to women younger than 20.” Birth control was approved for contraceptive use in 1960 and after two years, 1.2 American women were on the pill. Birth control should be available without a prescription due to the positive feedback. It should only be available to customers aged higher than 15, and must have a monthly check up with their OBGYN. Most of society today believes that birth control is only used for the “stopping of the egg” in the ovary.
Caylee Anthony was born to a 19 year old, unwed mother, under uncertain circumstances, for Casey was unaware of whom the father was. Casey lived alone and her parents helped raise the child. Casey lived in a middle class area, in a city that is known for its high amount of tourism and vacationing, Orlando, FL, but quite the opposite and unthinkable happened. In June of 2008, two year old Caylee Anthony goes missing. Casey, Caylee’s mother failed to report her daughter missing or a month.
She has declined wanting birth control. Tara has no diagnosed mental health disorders on file. She denies any usage of drugs or alcohol, however her foster care mother has stated that on multiple occasion Tara’s has returned home intoxicated while out with her 25-year-old boyfriend. Tara has two siblings, a younger brother (Theo Jones) and an older brother (Dan Jones), whom she has indicated that the latter has sexually abused her from the age of 9 until age of 11 when her mother
R/s Mr. Fisher locked his daughter, Vickie out of the home and she can’t help her mother. R/s the family recently moved from New York and there is open APS case in New York. R/s Mrs. Fisher only takes her hypertension medication once in every three months.
Judy Schoettle was born in 9/7/1946 in Marion, Ohio. Judy 's mother was an alcoholic. She was the only child for nine years and was spoiled until her siblings were born. Judy is the oldest of four siblings, two brothers and one sister. Ricky (60), who lives in Flordia, is retired from the Army.
Robin Morgan a poet and mother of one boy, Blake Morgan that became a musician. Born January 29, 1941 (now 75 years old). Grew up in Mount Vernon, NY then, moved to Sutton Place in Manhattan. Robin Morgan’s father “Mates Morgenstern” never showed up to his child getting born, but then later during WW2 Mates Morgenstern died in war, ever since that happened Robin Morgan grew up with no father. Berkeley Morgan (her mother) got her into modeling as a toddler herself, she was young for the age of five.