Depression… A Constant Snowstorm

Depression… A Constant Snowstorm

A friend shared this and it was stated that I can be shared. I battle depression on a daily basis and I thought this was a very good way to explain it others so I wanted to share it. Since 1999, the national suicide rate has risen 28%, according to the Centers for...

Pride and Mental Illness

As you may or may not know, June is dedicated to the LGBTQ community and it has been deemed Pride Month. Before you dismiss this post for what it sounds like on the surface, please be assured that this post is not about celebrating with the LGBTQ community; however,...
Three Years… Amber We Love You

Three Years… Amber We Love You

It’s hard to believe that is has been three years now. Three very difficult years. Three years not seeing you smile or hearing you. Three years not hearing you you say “Uncle Lou”, “Love you” or hugging me. Amber, you taught me so much...
Anthony’s Run for Recovery

Anthony’s Run for Recovery

One thing that I have learned in the nearly three years since we lost Amber is that so many others who lost their loved ones are speaking out and trying to help others. They are not allowing the stigma to hide their love. They are trying to change the world in every...