Hope Versus Belief

It was a bad week. It was somewhat expected – for some reason, bad shit tends to happen surrounding my birthday. Every freaking year (the most famous year being when my brother went to jail and David lost his job).…

Frustration and Worry

Jack is home from school again. He’s in pain again. But the pain is now in his lower back. He’s also complained of pain in his elbows and his lower abdomen. He walks hunched over like an old man and…