Well it's official... today I'm 50 years old, and I'm honoring all fathers

Hey Guys. I work up this morning knowing I was 50, but it doesn’t feel much different. I remember graduating high school in 1990… welcome to the 90’s… I remember bringing in the year 2K at a casino… I got married in 2005 and that was the same year our son died from SIDS. We never had children after that. I made one post about little Shawn back in the BOP days, but he deserves to be mentioned here… Yes happy birthday to me, BUT. Today I called my father, it was great to speak with him. His memory is fading and he remembers decades ago better than yesterday, but I’m glad he’s still around. For the father’s out there, I respect all of you and I admire those that are actively involved in their children’s lives and if your not, start today. A simple phone call or hello is a start. I lost many years in our marriage after we buried Shawn and now that I’m 50 I speak more out of love than my critical younger self. To everybody here, if you have children, get to know them and if you don’t, celebrate with your wife or loved ones. And Happy Birthday to me! … I’m taking a vacation the week of May 23rd to celebrate.

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Happy birthday brother :call_me_hand:t3:

Tragic and compelling. Enjoy that vacation I’m sure you could use one

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Happy birthday!
Honestly, 50 isn’t what it used to be. A lot of guys feel better and are in better health than when they were in their 30’s.
Keep your head up and stay strong!

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Thanks. We’re looking forward to it.

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Thanks for the words. I do feel fantastic. It pays to master consistency. Consistent workouts, consistent diet and consistent stretching have all helped me.

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Happy birthday!

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Happy birthday brother! I don’t have any kids of my own and it’s certainly not for a lack of trying. I do have a stepdaughter. My stepdaughter told her mother (my wife) that if her mother died she would do everything she could to stay with me, she does not want to go live with her dad and stepmom.

Keep on living, one day at a time!

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Happy birthday bro ,. Did my 50 a few years back

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Happy Birthday :balloon: Damn son I was holding back my tears. I am sure the little dude is always by your side, and you know that.

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Thanks for the support… Been workin like a dog for nearly 2 weeks straight and today I have off! It sounds like you are a great father, I respect that and I respect your dedication to YOUR child. My brother has a chosen child and what you are are doing deserves honor. Hats off to you my friend.

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Thanks! I’m finally back on the board after working my tail off every day… My vacation is coming up and I’m pumped! And thanks for the kind words about my little guy. I miss him, but I know he’s playing in the kingdom and growing up there.

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Happy Birthday, brother!! :gift::gift:

Happy Birthday brother, i wish you time will spent with your loved ones.