Yesterday we said goodbye to my cousin. He *was* a vibrant,
loving, kind soul, who is clearly and definitely gone to soon. He
suffered with mental illness, as do I. We both live(d) with
Bipolar. He was diagnosed about a decade ago and I almost a year
My cousin's service was so full of well wishes, accolades,
family memories, friendships and experiences.
Many friendships were strengthened, families reconnected,
I learned from my Uncle that on April 28/12 there is an event in
Sean's Memory that I am going to be going to. It is called
Mindcheck's purpose is to
encourage the early detection and intervention of mental health and
substance issues in British Columbian teens and young
As I said to my Uncle yesterday as I hugged him, "I'm not going
anywhere" and I meant it.