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Black Sheep Tries Bleach is an all-original collection of honest humor dealing with daily life and relatable situations. This book is the modern day survival guide for all who have struggled with life’s growing pains—and lived to laugh…

Chapter 5: The End

Hello summer, and welcome to serenity! -  By the end of June, my mother flew down from our family vacation home in Northern Wisconsin just to drive Officer, Uncle Put, and myself back up. The wheelchair had been returned, I was in two walking…

Chapter 4: The Besties and the Beasties

Now would be a good time to discuss the effects my “broken” status has had on friends and loved ones. I should first explain a little about myself. I am a friendly, outgoing person, who never knows a stranger’s face. I have countless acquaintances,…

Chapter 3: Home Health Care

A few day after arriving home from the hospital, my home health aide arrived - laptop in hand.  My mom was still cleaning up Officer’s vomit, which seemed never ending as the discovery of new piles continued. I reclined in bed unable to move.…

Chapter 2: After the Fall

March 28, 2016 SPLAT! Sprawled out in the "unloading only" lane, I realized I'd fallen, and I can't get up! There was nothing beneath my feet when I stepped down. I know there had been a yellow painted railing to my left marking the gutter,…

Chapter 1: Before the Fall

It all began on my September 2015 39th birthday - OMG, I discovered my first gray hair. By evening, my day hadn't gotten any better. I told my sister I'd go with her to some meeting at my niece's high school. What I didn't know; however, was…