Advocacy, the next chapter

IMG_2558As my “friend” Penny said, wine glasses should have handles.

This mommy needs a time out. I’m a walking trifecta… pressed, stressed and depressed. It’s funny how everyone deals with their issues differently. Jess pushes people away and then wants to isolate herself. Husband either plays his guitar or watches grass grow. For me, I have a spot on the couch that calls my name. When I’m not there, my cat holds my place.

Long range planning for Jess is what pushes me over the edge. No parent knows what the future holds for their child, however, when dealing with special needs (specifically Angelman Syndrome), it’s hard to find the supports needed to help build her a full life. Continue reading