Well, I’ve done it now. I have actually started. I have a appointment to meet with an attorney about guardianship. I have started the research on a non-profit organization to build a house for CJ, his friends, and hopefully others like him. And I have let this blog go live.
There is a part of me that is so empowered and excited. There’s a part of me that is scared to death. There is a lot riding on this. My son really does need to “move out” and become more independent. He is happier when he is with his own friends, doing his own activities. He loves going to youth group and camp. He loves going to baseball and football practices and games at school. I love seeing him happy. I love the idea of restoring some balance to our lives.
There is a HUGE learning curve with all of this. There are big questions. Can I do it by myself? Do I need an attorney? Do I need an accountant? How does it all run? Will it end up costing more this way? Will it end up being more work this way?
There are so many unknowns at this point.