Living in a Fog

Living in a Fog

I guess at some point you start to question is this all worth it, because she did, and went through a horrible emotional breakdown refusing to eat right or cooperate with the doctors and me and making life hell to put it bluntly. I think she began realizing that her life was not going to be much different from now on and she needed to reside herself to that fact.

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Game Day Pancakes

Game Day Pancakes

When I look back I often wonder how a kid with average speed, average size, an average arm, and a little above average head on his shoulders could accomplish what I did on the field... My only explanation is through what's not measured enough of the time...a player's heart.  It is now that I understand my desire and heart was not just motivation from within myself.  My determination on the field was inspired by the passion of my dad off of the field.

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"Courage" - A Spirit Unbroken

"Courage" - A Spirit Unbroken

I trailed behind as I got half way to the door I stopped and looked over my right shoulder to the police behind the counter, and then back to the door as I watched them walk out. In that moment I decided to turn around walk back up to the counter and as the officers approached me I took a deep breath.  In a very soft spoken voice I began to tell my story again and again and again until somebody listened and believed me. My brother and I were placed into a group home that very night.

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Daniel's Gloves

Daniel's Gloves

I knew I had met someone unusual. We sat across from each other in the same restaurant I had left earlier. His face was weathered slightly beyond his 38 years. His eyes were dark yet clear, and he spoke with an eloquence and articulation that was startling He removed his jacket to reveal a bright red T-shirt that said, 'Jesus is The  Never Ending Story.' 
 

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Diagnosis “AUTISM”: A Mother's Advice

Diagnosis “AUTISM”: A Mother's Advice

By age two, Raigan was completely unresponsive to her name.  She looked through us, not at us.  Her muscle tone was very weak. There were days when she would scratch at her eyes, face and head so intensely, I feared she would physically hurt herself.  I had visited more than one allergist with the only outcome being high doses of allergy medications, yet I was given no answers as to what was causing her allergy symptoms. 

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