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We meet again Akron Children’s

My day is off to a great start. I slept through the night and woke up feeling energized. I bought donuts last night to surprise the kids this morning. I have a relatively busy morning in front of me but I know I totally got this. Elliott got off to school without a problem, although …

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Why I’m taking my youngest back to physical therapy

We’re bringing back an old family favorite this week in the form of physical therapy. Emmett will be making his return to PT on Wednesday. He goes for his evaluation on Wednesday and hopefully, he’ll be approved for at least a few months. Emmett used to be very tiny and was in PT to help …

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Made a trip to Akron Children’s Hospital today

Haven’t done one of these is forever. Elliott and Emmett both had well checks today at Akron Children’s Hospital. This was basically playing a bit of catchup as a result of COVID. Elliott needed a physical for school this year and Emmett just needed a physical because it was time for him to have a …

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My kids were #vaccinated at @AkronChildrens Hospital today

One of the decisions I had to make recently was whether or not to get Elliott and Emmett vaccinated for COVID. That took about 3 seconds to figure out what the right thing to do was. Of course, the boys will get vaccinated ASAP. Do I have questions about the vaccines in regards to my …

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Round 3 of blood work for Gavin

It’s been a long day but a pretty good one. I didn’t write yesterday cause I was not really in a place where I felt like writing. I spent the time connecting with other parents instead and that was really cool. Yesterday, I had to take Gavin for another round of blood work, this time …

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Gavin keeps losing weight

I’ve not talked about this in a while but as it’s become a problem once again, it’s time. Gavin is losing weight after maintaining for a most of the year. He’s not losing crazy amounts of weight but he’s lost all he’s gained. We have an upcoming GI appointment and we’re going to discuss the …

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We had to break quarantine for the first time in 173 days

I’m absolutely exhausted but I wanted to share a quick update and then go into more detail later on if need be. We wore our KN95 masks and broke quarantine today for the first time in 173 days. That means we came into direct, sustained contact with other people for the first time since this …

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My kids had their first telemedicine appointment yesterday

It’s been a few days since I’ve written. Things are getting rough here in The Autism Dad household and I’d be lying if I told you I was doing fine, because I’m not. Not at all. The kids are absolutely overwhelmed, anxious, overstimulated, angry, frustrated and fucking terrified. They’re absolutely terrified and it’s not easy …

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