My daughter turned 16 years old last year, and at that time my ex-wife and I knew we had an issue. Since 5th grade, we knew our daughter had mental health issues and were optimistic that we could tackle this problem head-on. Here we are today and we were wrong, which can be defeating. A… Continue reading My Daughter Needs Help and I Am Sending Her Away…It Sucks
I have a huge issue in my life which is I always want more. It has helped me achieve quite a lot of things including the ability to retire at 38. But even that was not satisfactory enough to ease this curse. You see I am always thinking ahead. I live in a beautiful home… Continue reading Is the Grass Always Greener?
It’s official…my 16-year-old daughter is on the autism spectrum. This is not really a surprise since for the last several years we have been to OT’s, special schools, psychologists, psychiatrists, etc. So why announce this out loud now…because its for my own mental health. When raising children, you will do whatever you think is best… Continue reading My Daughter Has Autism and That Is Hard to Say Out Loud
I will overcome and if you feel this way I hope that you work on finding those signs that provide awareness so that you can Act and not have to React.
As a runner what would you do?
You know the old adage, “put one foot in front of the other.” Well if you can get yourself out the door to take that first step then you can achieve about anything.
I have been married for 18 years and divorced for over 5 years now, and I can tell you the moment when I think I understood that our marriage was not going to last. I have converted over the years to be an advocate for mental health services. Psychiatrists, psychologists, etc, are all important when needing… Continue reading The Agony of Sharing your Feelings in a “Safe Space”
After years of experimenting with different methods of making myself more “stable” there is one thing that consistently works every time and that is exercise.
Do you remember the first conversation? I mean sure you had arguments, discussions, therapy sessions etc…. BUT, do you remember when the word “Divorce” was first said out loud? Friggin A….I do and its something I’ve learned to laugh about with my friends and family all the time now. Picture the scene…. beautiful home in… Continue reading The “D” Word