What’s Your Story?

I had a conversation with my son Jake today. A conversation that I am particularly proud of. It all started out as my usual pep talk. For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Jake, let me give you a little background. Jake was diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome (TS) at the ageContinue reading “What’s Your Story?”

Publishing My Memoir!

(This is a very bad mock-up of the cover. Also, Michelle will be changed to Ginger because when you search for Michelle McGee on Google…well, just see for yourself.) /Widgetflex.swf” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Help Me Publish!!! 1 in 360 (approximately 138,000 US children) have been diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, based on parent report. Run your fingers throughContinue reading “Publishing My Memoir!”

New Year = New Old Me

  Here we are again – a new year with possibilities waiting to unfold. For many, that means a complete makeover—mind, body, soul. The big three. The holy trinity of guaranteed happiness. An overhaul. And while some will be looking to buy a whole new computer, I’m looking to reboot the one I have back toContinue reading “New Year = New Old Me”

– On being there for you

how can i be strong for you when my bones have been crushed? how can i comfort you when i sleep in blankets of sadness? how can i hold you when my arms carry the weight of the world? how can i listen to you when the voices in my head are screaming? how canContinue reading “– On being there for you”

No Longer Standing

  Who am I that the world chooses to rest on my shoulders? That sadness floods my veins – each step a concrete block? That my bones splinter piercing, piecing the distance – a bridge of pain? Each breath a glass bubble shattering with every inhale. Where is peace? Trapped in the pages of aContinue reading “No Longer Standing”

The Face of Depression

                  If I asked you to pick the photo that shows me in a depressive state, you’d probably pick the second photo. Right? Well, you’d be both right and wrong. Those of us who carry this darkness around with us, are very good at showing the worldContinue reading “The Face of Depression”

I’m Published!!

  Yesterday I had an article of mine published on The Mighty’s website. If you aren’t familiar with the site read this for  a full explanation of who they are and who they represent. If you are familiar with them, then you already know how amazing their content is and why I feel so honored to beContinue reading “I’m Published!!”