Happy Birthday David! Since the birthday dinner, we have had four hours of behaviors. I don’t want these presents. I don’t want to clean out the van. I don’t want to go in the house. I want to go to the hospital, I feel depressed because you asked me to clean out the van. I offered to take him to safe bed. (a 48 hour facility that allows for behaviors de-escalation) He calmed a bit, because his Care Coordinator/Case Manager is in the city where the safe bed is located and she is a task master, or at least he thinks so. So, he decided that wasn’t a good idea. Then just as I was going to get on a conference call for a board I am on, the behaviors started again. See for David, all attention has to be on him at all times. it isn’t enough that we
So many friends wished me a happy birthday. Thank you all. If you can read this, then know that I count you as a friend. A couple of weeks ago a good friend passed away. Oren Miller was his name. He said that you can find Heaven where you look. Where you are. Google his name to see what I am talking about, I promise you will be enriched. So I challenge each of you. Look at the world around you. Hug your kids if you have any. If you don’t have any, hug your partner/spouse, visit a friend. Above all, show kindness to others. It will be returned to you a hundredfold. I love random acts of kindness. purchasing a coffee for the person behind me in line, a meal when I can afford one for someone else. All of these things can brighten the day of a stranger.