Category: Psychiatry



If you detect some frustration, you’re not wrong

I’ve been struggling to write as much as I’d like if under better circumstances. This last week of my life has been very challenging, and recovering from it is taking some time. We buried my grandmother a week ago today. All of us are still feeling the impact of this, but especially Emmett. As I’m …

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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 beginning to struggle once again. …

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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 as well. I personally feel …

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So far so good

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 was done with his blood …

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He can go from zero to rage in no time flat

Elliott’s appointment went pretty well. It was with the Behavioral Health Center at Akron Children’s Hospital and it was also the first time we had really been to the new building. It’s pretty amazing.. ☺ This trip was basically a followup and med check. Nothing new really happened and nothing has changed as far as …

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Long night and busy day

This begins our week of out of town appointments. Here’s the plan for today.