Readers have said that I’m a
and the love child of David Sedaris and Richard Price;
and, I’m so thankful that people love my writing. People have always
encouraged me to tell my story, to write a memoir. Falling out of the closet
into an impossible recovery with permanent brain damage at a time when my adult
life was just beginning was the biggest challenge I've ever faced. The
doctors, and most of my therapists, took away any hope I had of ever having a
normal life, but there were two speech therapists at Ochsner Hospital who
believed in me. They planted a seed of hope, and I didn’t really pay
attention to what the other experts had to say because they didn’t believe in
me. Even though I had those two people who believed in me, I was still
lost. I had no idea how I was going to put myself back together, but I
knew that I was going to do it, and having the courage to go on my journey has
Living with mental illness has
kicked my ass, but my resilience to always have the courage to come back
stronger and fiercer to fight it, to find my something wonderful has kept me in
the game, looking for my voice. My next book will deal with similar
themes along with rising above the shame of being sexually abused as a child
and forgiveness and being disconnected from memories. I'm here in this
world to talk about forgiveness, mental illness and love. Mostly, though,
I’m here to talk about love because it’s the next level of awareness!
Thank you for your support and encouragement!
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entertained! Fall in love with Falling Out!