Emergency Planning

Category: Emergency Planning

What it’s like to be on #COVID19 lockdown with 3 #Autistic kids, 1 being #immunocompromised

We’ve had an interesting fourth day of lockdown. For the most part, the kids are doing well. Everyone is healthy and in relatively good spirits. Thank God. I thought I would share a bit of insight into what it’s like to be a single Dad on lockdown, with three Autistic kids and one at very …

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Trying to survive a pandemic isn’t helping my battle with #Depression, like at all

I started writing this last night but thankfully, fell asleep before I could publish it. Trying not to panic is one of my main goals as we hunker down and wait out the pandemic. Tonight, however, I feel scared and alone. I know this is going to sound weird, but I spent a great deal …

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Social Distancing Is Difficult But Necessary

We woke up to a dead fish in our aquarium this morning. The kids were very sad to find it belly up, after having for so many years now. I think having any fish for a few years is actually pretty notable. The aquarium received a thorough cleaning. We discovered that the water heater was …

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I have few ideas

Everyone needs a distraction from the reality that every single human being has found themselves in right now. Things are getting scary and they’re going to get worse before they get better. At least that what the experts say. It really is scary and as I’m writing, my brain is playing out a thousand different …

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We survived our 1st day of lockdown

Today was our first offical day of lockdown. More cases of COVID19 are popping up around us and we need be very, very careful, especially for Gavin’s sake. Today has proven to be very challenging. The kids were pretty wound up and understandably so. Unfortunately, that’s driving me a bit crazy and by a bit …

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Just a quick update

Everyone is going a little stir crazy right now. We’ve had the flu in our house for the last week or so and haven’t really left the house. Now we’re looking at the more and more cases popping up in Ohio, so we have no plans to venture anywhere for the time being. Elliott and …

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School has been shutdown and that’s a good thing

We just got word that school will be closed until at least through the first week in April, by order of the governor. Apparently, they’re still holding classes tomorrow and will be closed beginning Monday. The boys won’t be going in the morning because they’ve been home all week with the flu. I’m glad they’re …

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It’s getting scary: 4th confirmed #COVID19 case in Ohio is within 1 mile of my house

I’ve been very preoccupied today and haven’t had much time to catch my breath, let alone get any writing done. We’re as prepared for this pandemic as we’re going to be. I have a few things like paper towels and cat food showing up on Thursday. I also have new trash cans ordered as well …

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