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Emerging from darker times

I wanted to pop in and let you know I’m still breathing. It’s been a minute but it’s not because something is wrong. Quite the opposite actually. The boys are doing great and Gavin is continuing down the path to independence. I’m so proud of everyone because we’ve emerged from such a dark time in …

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Goodbye Survival Mode

I was having a conversation with my favorite person the other night and something occurred to me. I had been living in survival mode for as long as I can remember. Living in survival mode is not all that dissimilar from experiencing hypothermia. In hypothermia, when body temp drops enough, the brain slowly begins to …

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