So almost 5 months since I last sat here typing. Life since then has had so many “oh no!” and “aha” moments.
We have received the final diagnosis of a genetic disorder, we have moved homes, gained new friends and had to walk away from others. Chapters in Life have opened and closed.
Our Intellectual Thunderstorm sadly hit a place through all this where life became too much and he was admitted into an Adolescent In-House counselling program. He has battled through it to come out the other side a wiser and more confident person. Some moments he so wanted to give up but he persevered through the grueling months and we are so proud of him.
Its never easy being taken out of your comfort zone and placed into an environment where its all so different. Where you are forced to view yourself through so many mirrors. Sometimes we need to become completely undone in order to find our true selves and heal. We found the specialists involved to be so understanding and compassionate, they truly had all our best at heart. Watching him battle through in this journey was by no means easy, some days I found I wished I could just wave a wand and make it all alright. We all have new eyes towards this life we living. Some paths leave you forever changed.
Today he started a new chapter. Still with all of us behind him supporting him.
Today he went to his first day of work, new and more understanding people surrounding him with new challenges and new beginnings.
Today we stepped into Hope.