The following post by A.J. Becker outlines his personal experiences living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. He shares this post with us in hopes to spread awareness about this disorder. When I was about 5 years old, when my brain was overstimulated I would feel very uncomfortable, scared and anxious, and would cry as a […]
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What are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is a general term that basically includes two specific disorders that affect a fetus because the mother drinks alcohol between the child’s conception and birth. The specific disorders are: (a) Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Abnormal development of the fetus’s face and sometimes internal organs, hands, […]
The Darkness Depression gets inside you and never wants to leave. There’s an empty space in you where life used to be. You don’t know what joy is really anymore. Nothing fills the black hole inside you that’s for sure. It sucks every emotion, and desire out of you. It gives nothing back except an […]