Life Stuff

Recovering from a mental wound is very similar to recovering from physical injuries.  It hurts like hell for forever, and then slowly starts to improve, with lots of fits and starts.  Then, once the initial wound is largely put back together, there’s lots of time with physical therapy.  You push the boundaries slowly, and it

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What You Said vs. What I Heard: Grieving

Some months ago, I ran across a post about what well-meaning people say to parents of kids with disabilities, and how a lot of those comments are unintentially hurtful.  This is over on the blog No Points for Style, on a post titled Dear People Who Do Not Have a Child With Disabilities…  Having gone through grief

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One Normal Day

I just wanted to say this, so I can remember it later. As far as I can tell, Sunday was the first day I’ve had that was what life was like before DeForest died. ¬†After I got past the first couple hours of “ugh, I have a cold” (until the meds kicked in and I

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