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Confessions of an #Autism Dad: I’m emotionally struggling tonight

I’ve been trying to write all day and I just can string my thoughts together in a way that makes sense outside of my own head. In the spirit of Autism Awareness month and in an attempt to help you better understand what at least this Autism Dad is struggling with, here’s what I’m feeling …

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Confessions: So this happened today

This is one of those really honest posts and I only share it to put our lives in better context, as well as showing others that they aren’t alone. This morning started off on a great foot, but has gone down him rapidly since. For the first time in a long time, we have had …

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Confessions: Things are NOT looking good 

I’m sharing this because I know many of you are struggling, but you’re not alone. Our story won’t make your situation better, but at least know know someone out there can relate.  We’re currently facing a pretty major set of problems. The root cause of most of them is the fact that my paycheck hasn’t …

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Confessions of a struggling and stressed out #Autism Dad

This is going to be a super honest post. I’ve not written one like this in awhile because I got tired of judgemental and ridicule from people who don’t get it.  One of my regular readers has been encouraging me to return to some of my more brutally honest writings because it provides further insight, …

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Sometimes I need to purge and this is one of those times

I’ve been trying to finish up a few posts tonight but I’m really struggling. Nothing I write seems to come out in a way that conveys my thoughts accurately and I’m getting really frustrated.  Rather than continue to struggle, I’m going to let my thoughts flow into this entry, without being shaped. As a result, …

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Confessions: How I’m not coping well with my son’s declining overall health

So I’ve mentioned that I’m going through some things at the moment but never got around to saying exactly what those things were. This is the post I promised a few days ago. I’m sorry it took so long but it’s not as easy for me to write lately. By nature I’m a positive person. …

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Confessions: Do you ever feel like a parenting failure because I do

It’s been a long weekend and I think it’s taken its toll on me.  I can’t seem to pull myself out of the funk I’m in.  I’m struggling a bit tonight because I’m feeling like a failure on many fronts. I realize that perhaps I’m taking a few blows on the depression front and that …

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Confessions of an #Autism Dad: I want to share this so you know you’re not alone

This is one of those posts where I talk about things that are bound to bring out the Monday morning quarterbacks but that’s okay.  The reason I share things like this is because I know I’m far from the only one struggling and it’s important to me that I remind those in similar circumstance, that …

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