Coping Advice From My Dear Dad

Happy July everyone!  June didn’t quit and stayed busy the whole way through.  It was an amazing month.  I got to go to Cincinnati for work training then a one day turn around before the Oley Conference in Memphis!

I’m so excited for this post.  My sweet dad volunteered himself to contribute to this blog as my first guest writer which is just so amazing!  Let’s jump on into that to hear my dad’s perspective of some of the things my family did to help me to better cope with my illness.  I’ll be peppering in photos of dad and me from over the years.

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Dad and me this past weekend in Fayetteville!

First, let me introduce myself.  My name is Roger.  I am Lauren’s dad and I live in McKinney, Texas.  Lauren is a light in my life and I have learned so much from her.  I am so proud of her and what she is doing in her world to change it for the better.  I wanted to write this piece for her blog because we didn’t really do things by the book when we discovered that Lauren was chronically ill.  Maybe the things we did will help someone figure out how to cope with a challenge in their life. Continue reading “Coping Advice From My Dear Dad”