Rethinking homelessness: I started out by living as a homeless person in my suburban area for two weeks. Read my blog post to get the full scope of my thoughts and why I wanted to do this. Please note that I am not homeless, therefore I will never understand what it’s like to be homeless. I do however, have a better understanding of the struggles homeless people face every day. If you would like to know more about helping the homeless community, please take a look at Rethink Homelessness.
My journal from day zero
I’m out at 8:59 p.m. It’s Thursday, and I worked all day trying to get everything done before I left. I’m struggling to comprehend what I’m doing. I’m stressed from work and from speaking at a conference in Houston this week. Switching gears is difficult.
Many times today, I’ve been asked where I’ll go. I don’t know. I left my house and drove almost 3 miles to the Tom Thumb parking lot to write this. I’m so tired. If I was home, I would be in bed already. I keep wondering why I wanted to do this in the first place. I know why, but I’m so tired right now, I can’t really process it. Continue reading