Saying Goodbye …

It never gets easy … saying goodbye after visiting your child at a therapeutic boarding school.  

Having gone through this with Ben when he was at a residential treatment center, I should be a pro at saying goodbye.  Not even close!

My husband and I just spent three days with Jack.  He earned off campus privileges and spent two nights with us.

It was an awesome visit!

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A Different Perspective on New Year’s Resolutions

Champagne, the count down, celebrate, resolutions, kissing family and friends at midnight, the ball in Times Square, hope and promise …

I have been thinking a great deal about this annual milestone and reflecting on feelings of sadness and loss.  Living with mental illness has a funny way of changing one’s perspective on everyday experiences and expectations.  This is especially true for holidays. Continue reading “A Different Perspective on New Year’s Resolutions”