A long road - Part 1

Old 08-07-2014, 12:13 PM
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I am not being brave, I am just blindly putting one arm in front of the other, swimming an ocean that I feel has no end.

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next. - Mignon McLaughlin
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I am not being brave, I am just blindly putting one arm in front of the other,

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Old 08-07-2014, 07:27 PM
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oh, gosh, so many wonderful , encouraging comments! I appreciate them all!
Thank you for letting me know that what I am feeling is normal, and not a sign of giving up.. just how it feels I guess, to do something I have never done.

I did speak to the lady from developemental disabilities. and that is a source for those who were pretty much diagnosed by age 18 as disabled.. mental retardation, but she said she did not want to use that word, but I understood what she was saying. She told me to contact the Board of Mental Health, in my town. She said that maybe he could get into counselling and even have a sort of sponsor, who would check with him ? Not that he is going to like the idea, but who knows? we will see. I have their number and will try to call from work tomorrow. maybe set an appt, and tell him he has to go

I am going to try to learn how to stay in the moment.. i like that idea. I need to learn how to not let this get me down. You all are helping there.. so so much.

I will re read everything, again, tonight. just got home from my late night at work, and am going to get a big bowl of ice cream.

thanks for making me feel like I am growing. I really need to do a lot of changing.

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I had to split this thread because it got too long for the server. Part 2 is here:

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