Category: Akron Children’s Hospital



I feel like this is a total victory

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Gavin’s appointment at the always amazing Akron Children’s Hospital went very well. Most of his gastro symptoms have subsided, and he does not require regular medication in that area of his life. While he’s not really gaining weight, he’s maintaining where he is, and that’s a good thing. His doctor… Read more »



Guess where we are today

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We’ve made it to see our friends at Akron Children’s Hospital, and did so on time. That’s quite an accomplishment if you’ve driven through Akron in recent years. Anyway, this is a follow-up with Gastroenterology for Mr. Gavin. I don’t expect anything Earth-shattering to occur today. Gavin’s in a pretty… Read more »



My 19-year-old #Autistic son totally impressed me

When Gavin was younger, he was admitted to the psych unit at Akron Children’s Hospital more times than I can remember. It was always a last resort but a necessary action when things got really bad, and he needed acute stabilization. Anyway, Gavin’s doing so much better now, but he’s… Read more »



It feels awful to know I’m failing my wife and kids

We had Elliott to Akron Children’s Hospital yesterday. It was a routine follow up in behavioral health. We discussed any concerns we had. We talwdat things are going well and what needs work. We also follow up on medications and make sure we’re still on the right track with that… Read more »



So far so good

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We’ve made it halfway through the day, and things have actually gone smoothly. Emmett’s back at school, and we’re in the waiting room at Akron Children’s Hospital for Elliott’s appointment. A huge thank you goes out to Lizze’s Mom because she was willing to hang out with Gavin after he… Read more »



Just added a 3rd doctors appointment this week

We already have two out of town doctors appointments this week. The first is for Elliott, and it’s in Akron, and the second is in Cleveland for Mr. Gavin. This translates to a shitload of driving that will far exceed the actual time spent in each appointment. Now we’re adding… 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 »


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