Category: Gavin



Gavin did something pretty amazing tonight

I wanted to touch base and let you know that things are going pretty good at the moment. Gavin’s appointment with immunology went well and he’s had a pretty good day. In fact, Gavin’s had an awesome day. The kids had therapy tonight and while we were there, we were… Read more »



#Autism parenting is all about progress not perfection

It’s not a huge surprise that Gavin’s appointment with his immunologist went well. These appointments rarely go poorly because he’s monitored so closely on a weekly basis. Gavin sees his immunologist because he has Common Variable Immunodeficiency or CVID, which put simply, means he lives with a severely compromised immune… Read more »



We’ve made it to immunology

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Gavin and I made it to his appointment. We actually arrived thirty minutes early because there was absolutely zero traffic issues. That almost never happens. Usually, we leave early enough to allow ninety minutes for travel time. Today it only took about an hour because there was simply no stop… Read more »



This scares the sh!t out of me

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Gavin is driving me nuts. He’s talking nonstop and it seems like even single step instructions are needed to be repeated multiple times. Absolutely none of this is his fault. He’s not trying to drive me crazy, and I do my best to keep that in mind, but that doesn’t… Read more »



I f*cking hate having to micromanage my oldest sons life

Today’s been incredibly challenging for a number of reasons, and I’m pretty stressed out as a result. Truthfully, I’d be stressed out anyway but whatever. Mr. Gavin is struggling a bit right now. Who am I kidding? He’s struggling a great deal right now, and it’s taking a toll. Is… Read more »



Today’s Victory: My oldest accomplished something amazing

As I chill on the couch tonight, unable to sleep again because of my fricking leg, I thought I would get my super positive post from yesterday caught up. I will, however, make this quick because I’m really trying to get some sleep. Long story very short, I opted to… Read more »


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