A couple of general medical updates

This is a sorta part two post of updates.  Part one pertained to SSI and this will focus on a couple of medication related things.

Some may already be aware that I started a new medication for anxiety and depression.  I’ve been on Paxil for a few years but needed more help with anxiety. … Read More



Things have turned around for the better tonight :)

The boys are having a really good evening.  Gavin’s playing Destiny on the Playstation and Elliott and Emmett were playing with the ferrets. 

If you follow me on Instagram, you have been able to watch these videos of the boys playing with the ferrets for many months now. 

Below is a video from the other day. 

Elliott and Emmett respond so well to interaction with the ferrets and I’m documenting their use as a pseudo service animal for the boys.… Read More



I need to figure out what’s causing my son with #autism such distress

Emmett was happy walking down the hallway to greet me after school today.  I love his and Elliott’s smile. ☺

Everything changed the moment he got into the car. 

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He melted down and just sorta exploded because I asked him how he enjoyed his lunch.  I knew he didn’t eat most of it and I explained that the only reason I want to know is so that I can pack the things he will eat. 

I doubt it had anything to do with my question or the topic.  It’s probably that he held it together all day and just need to purge. 

Either way, it sucked for everyone, especially him. 

I really want to know what’s causing this anxiety in regards to school for my littlest minion…

Unfortunately,  as well as Emmett can talk,  his expressive skills are still very much lacking.… Read More



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