30 Reasons To Live: Day 8

Cause No Harm — During my first suicide attempt I was convinced that everyone would be better off without me. That my death wouldn’t cause anyone pain. I was so consumed by my negative thoughts that I couldn’t see the the truth. I couldn’t accept the fact that the lives of the people close to me…

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30 Reasons To Live: Day 7

100 Days Smarter — I’m sorry about the picture but the crown that my daughter is wearing announces that she is 100 days smarter. She brought this home from school a couple of months ago happy and proud of her accomplishment. Having my first born in the educational system has been quite a learning experience for…

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30 Reasons To Live: Day 5

Fatherly Blessings — Whenever my children get sick I feel helpless. I’m at the mercy of their illness as it passes through and when the fever is rising all I want is to make them better. I wish I could magically absorb their illness but all I can do is take them to the doctor and hope they give me some medication that…

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30 Reasons To Live: Day 4

Daddy Daughter Dates — When I first learned that I’d have a daughter I wondered how that would work out for me. Would that mean less time with her since she’d probably want to be around her mother? What kind of fun could we have together? Could I rough house with her or should I treat her…

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