As a kid with a sensory processing disorder, a lot of things that were meant to be fun were actually terrifying. As an adult, I'm making up for the experiences I missed out on.
The leather-bound memories of the beautiful bride and the tearful father-daughter dance were treasured by my in-laws. Mako had other ideas.
I always knew mental illness was hard-coded into our family’s DNA. But it really hit home the day my perfect eleven-year-old daughter told me she wanted to kill herself.