I don’t always post on holidays (or for significant events), but today, I want to post on Pride Month. To me (and, it hasn’t always been this way, having grown up in a small town), love is love. Let me repeat that for those who may not have heard me, and for those sitting in […]Read More Happy Pride Month!
“The only meaning I can ascribe to my life is one that challenges me and makes me happy.” —Mio Angelo Perhaps the most motivational person for me in life, is in fact, my grandfather. Watching the 90-year father of my late father, in his last days, knowing that he worked hard his entire life, imparts […]Read More Someone Who I Can Look Up To
Before I get started, I want you all to know, that I am practicing kindness towards my shitty family. That said, the devastation that poverty brings is significant! As I look back at growing up with my cousins and all of their parents (on one side of the family), I am reminded of the horrors […]Read More Ruminating On My Shitty Family
My progress with my mental health is quite unusual. I’ll admit that. And, I took a big leap forward in stability and in life, just prior to my dating my now wife. One of my best friends was there. A lot more than what most people would have been able to be (even if time […]Read More The Friend Who Helped Me Get Up The Confidence To Date My Wife
• You deserve more than to just exist.• Your old responses to stress can no longer be.• You can’t save everyone.• Be a good example to others.• Be thankful for all that you have and all that you are.• Try, try and try again.• We are creatures of habit.• The past is no more.• Do […]Read More Some Things I Recently Figured Out
For the past year or so, I have been working on setting boundaries. And, for those who actively set boundaries, I am curious to know whether you have been met with any resistance by those who “claim to love you?” I know I have. In a big way. And, by family especially… None of my […]Read More Setting Boundaries And Having Them Respected