#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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Welcome back toilet

As today comes to a close and we are settling in for the night,  I want to welcome back the Lost and Tired family toilet. That’s right,  I’m welcoming back our toilet. Some of you may remember,  a few weeks ago,  Emmett flushed some toilet paper rolls down the toilet.  It literally took the whole …

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I’m a depressed special needs father: Update 02/27/2012

I have been pretty open and honest about my personal struggle with depression. Once again,  I think it’s important to be honest about this because there is already such a stigma attached to things like depression. Periodically,  I like to post updates as to how my personal struggle is going. I want people to know …

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Laughter

There are quite a few things I really enjoy in life. However,  there are few I enjoy more than hearing my kids laugh. I don’t mean the forced laugh that can sometimes be a bit creepy.  I mean the truly genuine laugh that shows me that they are happy.  So often it’s hard to know …

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24 hours and counting

Tomorrow morning,  Lizze will undergo a procedure called an EMG.  My very limited knowledge of this procedure is really only based on the last time Lizze had this done on her neck. Basically,  needles are placed into the body,  along the nerve paths I believe,  and a small electrical current is run.  They are testing …

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It’s way to early

For some reason,  Emmett has been getting up at like 4:30 am and not going back to bed. Not sure what’s going on but this is not going to work.  I’m typing this so I can stay awake long enough for him to hopefully go back to sleep.  🙁 **Thanks for reading**       …

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