Posted in Out of State Adventures, Pondering about PTSD, The Billy Blogs

Dreaming About Providence -Day 3

Today didn’t start off as magical as I hoped. I had my first panic attack in months when I saw Bill having problems breathing and he has to put his apnea machine on. Seeing him with that mask just set me off to the point where I was shaking. (Thank god for my brain meds.) He was so understanding and showed me great love when I was falling apart. I hate to see him with a machine attached to him. But I have to learn to accept this reality. His staff were caring and taught me that he isn’t as sick as I thought. They really put my mind at ease.

But the day did get better, as we went on a breakfast date with Barbara, a friend of ours from the self advocacy circuit in Rhode Island.

What a great reunion indeed.

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The real Advocates In Action
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Amanda runs on Dunkin

We spent a quiet afternoon coloring again. This time, I got a robot to add to my collection.

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We got to go bowling today, it was hilarious watching this amazing Special Olympian out bowl me.

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Seeing how amazing he is doing and how happy he can be took away the fears I had this morning. His strength outshines anything I ever witnessed.

I don’t want this week to end.

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