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terrible, horrible, no good very bad day!!!

This day has gone on forever. It was crappy to start with and it ended crappy. All three of the kids are sick, Elliott Richard and Emmett John have puked at least 2 times each today. Gavin is being weird even for Gavin. This doesn’t make me feel good about the upcoming weekend. Lizze and …

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illness is like the energizer bunny… keeps going and going…..

Well after our fun at the doctors the other day we found ourselves back there again. This time it was Elliott Richard (again) and Gavin. Elliott Richard’s respiratory infection has gotten to the point that he is puking from all the coughing. Gavin just has the same nasty cough. Elliott Richard’s antibiotics we changed to …

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Anyone out there looking for a nice video camera?

 I just put up our video camera on ebay to help generate some funds.  If you are interested or know someone who might be check our my ebay auction.  If not well that’s cool to. Thanks Lost and Tired

Medication follow up.

We received a call from Gavin’s doctor tonight. The blood work came back and we have to raise Gavin’s depakote again. He now takes 1000mg in the am and 500mg in the pm. This doubles his morning dose. We go back in a week for blood work and medication tweaking. I’m pretty sure we are getting close to …

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Gavin had an interesting day. By interesting I mean bad. I am becoming more frustrated with Gavin’s school situation as a whole. We get a summary of his day, every day. They use moon’s as the behavior grading system. Full moon is great and new moon is bad. So when we ask Gavin how his …

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Back to the doc’s

Deja vo? We are back to the doc’s again. This time with Emmett John and Elliott Richard. Both have a temp and very wet cough. Lost and Tired

At the doc’s with Gavin continued

Gavin was very nervous while waiting. We get back there and he just starts screaming and he doesn’t stop screaming until everyone has left the room. Everyone felt bad for him. I on the other hand was irritated with him. Is that wrong? I was the only one who knew it was just drama not …

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What life is like: part 4

As I have said before raising a child like Gavin is nothing short of a challenge. What most people don’t know is the toll takes on your marriage. The divorce rate for couples with an autistic child is about 80-85%. When you figure that Gavin’s autism is just one of 8 different disorders that certainly …

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