Category: Gastroenterology



I feel like this is a total victory

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 is happy with his progress …

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Guess where we are today

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 good mood, and he’s having …

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Just a super quick note

So, I’m sorry that I’ve been absent from here recently or at least not writing as much as I normally do. I’m spread so thin right now and I’m having to puts some things down. I wanted to quickly post an update because Gavin is heading back to Akron Children’s Hospital this morning. This is …

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The struggles we face while raising a profoundly cognitively impaired adult son

I spoke recently about some of the struggles we face while raising a profoundly cognitively impaired adult son. This morning presented me with yet another issue that was directly related to how Gavin handles things. When we were at his gastro earlier this week, there were a few issues that came up as a result …

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Sometimes #Autism can be incredibly frustrating

It’s been a very frustrating day. We had to totally adjust our plans because Elliott was home sick but we try very hard to roll with the punches. Autism and/or Special Needs parents have to be able to adapt because they living in a ery fluid environment. I was able to get Gavin to his …

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Here’s why Gavin is returning to @AkronChildrens hospital today

We have our second out of town appointment today. This time it’s for Gavin and it’s with gastroenterology at Akron Children’s Hospital. This is really just a follow-up because there’s some lingering questions surrounding the results of his endoscopy and colonoscopy. I don’t think it’s anything serious but we need to discuss it. There are …

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