My husband goes above and beyond in his job. Although at times he may feel as if it is a "thankless" job, he serves our nation's Veterans through his work as a Peer Support. What is a peer support? Sam is a Peer Support Specialist. He offers support (as a peer, not as a therapist) to others engaged in mental health treatment. This job is … [Read more...]
Archives for February 2019
Hospitals, Music, and Home.
What a week. Last Tuesday I felt sick. I had a terrible headache that was not going away. I immediately took my blood pressure and realized that things were not good for me or for Baby H. I called Sam and my dad. Called the doctor's office (and they were at lunch). I tried to stay calm, but I felt myself getting worked up. The tears were … [Read more...]
Fake vs. Real
As many of you know, Sam has a service dog, Memphis. This very blog, the name, and the majority of the posts have been inspired by their journey. When Sam realized that functioning in his day-to-day life was becoming increasingly difficult, he decided to make a change. He applied to This Able Veteran. The story goes that after waiting to get a … [Read more...]