If I had any hair left, I would be pulling it out right now. Emmett is absolutely impossible lately. He is aggressive, moody and ill tempered. Lizze described his behavior pretty accurately when she said Emmett is acting like teenage girl with PMS.
He is literally all over the place. He’s not listening, he’s bullying his brothers and the dogs. Anything he can get his hands on, he will destroy.
The little booger is even going into Gavin’s room, just to go into his drawers and throw his clothes all over the floor. He’s dumping toys out after they have been picked up and put away. It’s not like he’s lacking attention, as he gets more attention than anyone in the house.
It’s almost like his personality is shifting and I’ll be real honest with you. That scares the crap out of me.
Emmett is about the exact age that Gavin began to regress. Losing Gavin to regression like that….it broke me in a way that just never heals. A part of me died all though years ago.
Now I have become hyperaware of the whole regression thing and it really has me worried. Emmett has been showing more and more Autistic traits as time goes on. I’m sure that’s not to uncommon but when you have been through what we have with Gavin, this is like our worst fear realized.
I pray that this is just a phase and not a sign of something worse. The worst part about this for me is that I will never know if or when these changes would occur. With Gavin, we had no idea what was happening and before we figured it out, the Gavin that used to be, no longer existed. There were things that we never got to do and things I wish I had been able to say. I can say those things now but Gavin doesn’t connect that way anymore.
I can’t bare the thought of losing Emmett in that same way……….
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-Lost and Tired
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