I don’t hide my scars. I wear them proudly.
My kid needs me. I owe him.
Even the right decisions can feel wrong in the moments after you make them.
Being a dad is tough, but being a human is often tougher.
Knowing that the scorpion’s injured doesn’t make its sting hurt any less.
No heroes. No villains. Ashes to ashes, we all fall down.
Originally published December 20, 2012, days after my life changed forever.
This story begins with me holding a grown-up’s hand.
Words only have power if you let them. When they were pointed at me, I let them.
The worst moments of our lives haven’t happened yet, but the best moments haven’t either.