I’m taking back control over my life this week

I’m not looking forward to this week. We have a huge decision to make in regards to Gavin’s medication and I have oral surgery scheduled for this Friday. I feel absolutely zero excitement for either of these things and frankly, I’m very much on edge. Doing right by Gavin is… Read more »



A very difficult but necessary decision

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Lizze and I have come to a very difficult but necessary decision over the weekend. In the morning, Gavin sees his psychiatrist. When we see him, Lizze and I are going to discuss pulling Gavin off of Clozapine. Why in the world would we want to take our Autistic and… Read more »



It’s been a long weekend

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We had a really long day yesterday but it was a pretty good one. I took the boys walking in the morning and everyone had a great time. We saw the lonely duck and for the second time, it flew from across the park, landed a few feet from us… Read more »



Not a good way to start the day

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I woke up to the kids fighting this morning. I should be a bit more specific by saying that it was Elliott and Emmett. Gavin was in his room, most likely quietly running a mission. The boys have been at each other’s throats since they woke up and if I… Read more »




Today’s Victory: The Good, The Concerning and The Cause for Celebration

Yesterday after picking the kids up from school, I dropped Elliott off at home before taking Emmett to an ADHD med-check. When a child is on ADHD medication, there are frequent medication checks for a couple of reasons. First and foremost, it’s about making sure the medication is still the… Read more »



Emmett set the bar for bravery incredibly high today

It’s been a really long day but it’s also been a pretty good one as well. Emmett’s dentist appointment went well and he kicked ass. They fixed his tooth and he didn’t even need numbed up. I think it took a total of 5 minutes. He was nervous but very… Read more »