Sorry, I Have a Nervous Breakdown Scheduled at that Time

Okay, I’ll admit it.  It’s wearing me down.  This single parenting thing.  And I don’t even know what it is about it!  My wife is home on weekends, and the kids have, so far anyway, been in school during the daytimes.  The amount of time that I have to be “on” is not all that […]

The Last Post I Will Ever Write About My Son’s Health

This was a bad one.  We were at Dick’s Sporting Goods looking for a backpack for my wife, who was leaving for grad school the next day.  Everything was fine, and my son said “Let’s go look at bikes!” in an excited voice, and less than three seconds later he was on his face on […]

Is It Good or Bad When the ER Staff Remembers Your Name?

Last night, because there is something wrong with my brain, I sat down to play a level of Candy Crush at 10:30, and five minutes later it was 1:45 AM.  I trudged up to bed, knowing that I was going to be tired in the morning, and this was confirmed a short time later when […]

A Whole New Kind of Seizure

I was in the middle of a board meeting last night when I got the call.  My wife had already texted me a few times during the meeting, so to get an actual phone call was already a cause for concern, and I backed my chair away from the table a few inches and answered […]

My First Ambulance Ride

If you know me, or read any of my posts, you may know that I generally try to use humor to deal with stuff.  Part defense mechanism, and part grease on the wheels of life, I try very hard to see the humor or the absurd in any given situation.  If I can laugh at, […]