Category: Gavin

Something I do to help my #Autistic son better navigate life and the people in it

Gavin’s been in a really good mood today. He’s usually a good mood kind of person but today was a bit different. I’ve been working with Gavin for years on being able to goof around. He’s so serious all the time, and if you try to joke around or tease… Read more »

Today we follow-up with Gavin’s doctor

Elliott and Emmett are both home from school due to illness. Thankfully, there’s no school tomorrow so they will have the weekend to recover. In just a little while, I’ll take Gavin to his doctor’s appointment at Akron Children’s. This is a follow-up from hospitalization this past weekend. I’m not… Read more »

After tonight’s events, we have 3 major concerns

With everyone being sick and by everyone I mean Elliott and Emmett, it was just Gavin at therapy tonight. I’m at a loss as to how to describe what took place while we were there. That sounds ominous, and it’s not really anything like that. Gavin had been anxiously awaiting… Read more »

Code Z

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Another day, another psychotic episode. Last night, Gavin came running into the living room and was visibly upset. He began nervously pacing back and forth before blurting out code z. I wasn’t paying close attention to what he was saying because he’s psychotic and saying all kinds of crazy things…. Read more »

Every day it seems there’s more to worry about

It’s been a chaotic day for me. Elliott was home sick, Lizze isn’t feeling good, and Emmett is struggling in his own way. Don’t even get me started on Gavin. Today brought to light a new concern in regards to Gavin. When we were at his neurologist a week or… Read more »

Gavin had a massive, massive meltdown this morning

Gavin slept in this morning which is weird in and of itself. He didn’t wake up until just before I got home from my morning walk. As I walked in the door, Gavin was working on getting his IVIG infusion ready, and it wasn’t going well. It’s been about an… Read more »

Longer needles are needed

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Gavin will be resuming his IVIG infusions this morning. He missed his infusion on Friday cause his supplies didn’t arrive until late and then he ended up in the hospital. We opted to hold off until today because he was in bad shape and when he was getting back on… Read more »

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