I was a mess of emotions.
I was in a rough place. My wife and I continued to live beyond our means, using credit cards to keep our lives afloat.I was in the midst of an early and ongoing “mid-life crisis”.Music was not paying the bills, and I could not go back to selling cars again.
On my birthday I remember the only phone calls I got were from creditors, and the only mail I got was bills (sounds like a blues song...) At the same time I was getting this strong internal desire to have a child with my wife Shelby.
People speak about a woman’s body clock, but I know it is not just women that have this feeling. Having known Shelby since before the birth of her first son, and having helped raised him from the age of 5 or so, Shelby and I felt we would be good parents together.But our son was still a year and 10 months away from showing up.
I guess wh…