Confessions of an #Autism Dad: What I’m most thankful for today

There are a great many reasons to think that my life pretty much sucks, at least some of the time.  There are many days that I would likely agree with you.  Still, I wouldn’t trade my life for anything in the world. 

There are so many things that I’m thankful for.  My wife and kids are at the top of that list.  You, my readers are there as well. 

I want to share another reason that I’m thankful.

Things in the Gorski household haven’t been really good for awhile.  Lately, things have gotten really difficult and there are times that we are pretty much out of even the the most basic things we need to make it through the day. 

Yesterday, was one of those days.
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With everyone being sick with this respiratory thing going around, we had used up all our toilet paper as tissue for our runny noses. We had also been running really low on food.  Between the budget being cut and unsuccessfully trying to feed my kids with sensory related food proclivities, our cupboards were bare and we were still over a week away from being able to go grocery shopping.

Admitting this is actually quite humiliating but I have no control over this right now. 

Why am I thankful?

I’m so thankful because, yesterday we received some help from two people that allowed me to address some of these issues, when I wouldn’t have been able to otherwise. 

To be completely honest, I was feeling pretty destitute yesterday, as I was trying to figure out what we were going to do. At my absolute lowest point, some unexpected help came in and it was just enough to take care of some of the things I was worried so much about.  I can’t begin to explain how being able to grab a few groceries and stock up on toilet paper can make such a difference in the lives of a family, who wouldn’t have been able to do it on their own. 

This is what I’m most thankful for today.  I’m thankful for the kindness of strangers and my family surviving yet another day.  🙂

What are you most thankful for today?

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Sturg60

Been through those ruff days.. only was my health and figuring out how to make ends meet… and food… So glad someone came to the resue… Prayers for you all~!  Limu has given me a better life.. can now enjoy my grandchildren in ways I never got to enjoy my children~!  Life is fun being fueled by Limu;s Blu Frog… helping me make it through days when tired.. 
Don’t know if you heard about either.. can help autism, too~! Fucoidan in brown seaweed in LImu helps many conditions… 
Have a Blessed day with the smiles of those you love~!

Lost and Tired

rjones22 what an awesome story.  🙂 It’s nice to work for people that are actually human beings. 🙂

rjones22

Rob, i am glad someone came to help. it feels weird when you are down to a half roll of toliet paper and $10. I started my new job and my first check was suposed to arrive on the 25th. it didnt make it. It wont be handled till monday. great news is that i wont go spend money on the sales that I didnt need to go to. Also, I was looking in the other bathroom and there in the back was another roll of toliet paper. i could have sworn i looked there yesterday. A miracle happended as this week started with $10 and gas in the car. I still have $110 and gas in the car. You read that right from $10 to $110. I will make it. when my new boss heard that my check didnt come she offered to wire the money to me (as she is on vacation for the holiday out of the country and when I told her no that was ok as I really didnt want to interrupt her holiday (she is very thoughtful and nice and needed this holiday without stress as she works so hard) and she had the office manager to go get $100 and give it to me. It is a gift. I don’t have to pay it back. She was so appreciative that I was calm which lessened her guilt she felt, that she wanted to make sure i had something. so we are all fed medicated and gassed up. I am good

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