I remember every last detail from that day. The bus ride over to West campus that morning to make up an exam. Going to the bathroom and seeing the words “Jesus loves you” written in the grout between the tiles. It was the 1st sign of many signs to come that day. Maybe Jesus was […]Read More Looking Back on 2 Years
So what can I say that hasn’t already been said? I’ve been paralyzed coming up on 2 years on Tuesday. Which is hard for me to believe. I’ve almost forgotten what it’s like to walk. Of course they have me walking in therapy but it’s artificial. I still stare sometimes at people’s feet as they […]Read More Tragedy to Triumph
This post is from my book that I am working on titled ‘Well… I Guess I’m Not Jesus.’ This is the 1st time I have shared anything from my book with you. In 2008 I was admitted into the psych ward and eventually diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I was suffering from a manic episode and […]Read More THE ESCAPE… A Preview of a Chapter From My Upcoming Book
When I applied to the Sphinx Senior Class Honorary I was asked to write my epitaph at the end of the application. An epitaph is what you would like to be inscribed on your tombstone. Here is what I came up with: “Here lies a man who truly found happiness. He tried what he thought […]Read More My Epitaph
Thank you for visiting my blog! If this is your first time visiting please start from the beginning by going to July in the archives and then read from the bottom up. The beginning entries are from over a year ago and I was in a completely different state of mind. You will see how […]Read More Welcome!
This is a picture taken in 2008 after I won the State Championship for Slalom. One of my proudest moments. My Dad won States when he was younger and it was always my dream to follow in his footsteps.Read More My Good Friend and Mentor Stewart and I
Still can’t walk. Still can’t get myself into bed at night. Still can’t run. Still can’t jump. Still can’t ski. I’ve only slept through the night once in the last two years. But all that matters is I’m happy. This has all been as much a mental battle as it has been physical and mentally […]Read More 2013… To the Best Year of My Life
Roll outside. Put my headphones in. Press play. Recline back. Turn the volume up. Sit and watch the people walk by and think what I’m going to write about today. I listen closely to the lyrics of every song and hear the same message over and over again. All these artists that I look up […]Read More THE FUTURE (part 2)