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Full time, work from home single Dad to my 3 amazing boys. Oh...and creator fo this blog. :-)











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  1. Turning my water being shut off into a teachable moment — 305 comments
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  4. If you’re here to judge, keep moving and don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out — 122 comments
  5. A massive and important update on the current state of Gavin’s mental health care — 108 comments

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The Sound of Laughter

Tonight I had the most amazing experience. I want to share what happened. Emmett was watching Gavin playing with Maggie and Bella. I was privileged enough to hear the beautiful sound of his laughter. I wanted to share this with all of you because it’s my absolute favorite sound. 🙂   [youtube width=”720″ height=”480″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHFO9izyOW4[/youtube]  


Say hello to Bella

I would like to introduce you to the newest member of the Lost and Tired family. Her name is Bella and she is a purebred,  brindle boxer. Someone gave her to us last week. We weren’t sure whether or not this was a good idea.  However,  she was worked out well so far and fits …

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When good news means bad news

Lizze had her EMG done this morning.  She was having this done because her legs go between numb and pain. This has been getting worse as time goes on. My understanding was that we were looking for neuropathy and if it wasn’t found that would be good news. Apparently Lizze and I weren’t on the …

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The dreaded EMG: Screw That

Lizze was just taken back for the procedure.  She was relying on me to be there with her and the hospital won’t let me sit with her. The last time this happened,  I was aloud to sit with her so she was more comfortable.  I’m not sure what the reasoning behind not allowing me in …

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The dreaded EMG: Waiting

We have arrived at Aultman Hospital for Lizze’s EMG.  Hopefully we will know if she has neuropathy or not. Her legs are going numb all the time and we have put this test off because of her absolute fear of needles. She has had this done once before and it was very unpleasant. We were …

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#Autism and Anxiety

Elliott’s anxiety is absolutely through the roof.  He’s been crying all morning because he doesn’t want to go to school. These are fake tears either,  he actually in distress and I’m not sure what we can do to help him. I know he needs medication but the last time didn’t go very well at all. …

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