Category: Today’s Victory

Today’s Victory: We were able to pay for my wife’s medication

Today’s victory is a bit unique but also something I think people can relate to in a general sense. Money is very tight this month and we’re really struggling. We have a great many medical issues that we’re contending with and most of them require medication. We’re very lucky that most of our medications are …

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Today’s Victory: It looks like physical therapy is a go

There are many things that happen in the course of the day for an Autism or Special Needs family. Frankly, things move so fast that it can be very difficult to keep up. Speaking for myself, it feels like I spend most of my time, running around putting out fires. It’s even more difficult when …

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Today’s Victory: Spending Time Together

It’s been a rough day, but that’s nothing new. On days like today, it’s not always easy to focus on the positive. Having said that, I’m really pushing myself to do this on a daily basis because it’s important. There a quite a few things that caused a shit-ton of stress and anxiety, but there’s …

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Today’s Victory: Being patient when things didn’t go his way at @GameStop

It’s been a long day here at The Autism Dad house. I’m feeling all kinds of stressed out for various reasons but there is something that I want to celebrate tonight before I call it a day. As you might recall, Emmett turned 11 years old on June 26th, and you may also recall that …

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Today’s Victory: Packed in the car like sardines

I’m my very first Today’s Victory post in a while; I want to celebrate my kids. My life is indeed difficult, and my kids are challenging to say the least. At the same time, they’re amazing, brilliant, kind, compassionate, loving, and they never cease to amaze me. We had a roller coaster kinda day today. …

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Remembering to focus on the positive

I used to do something called Today’s Victory. It’s basically where I close the day off by focusing on something positive from our day. Over the years, I sorta forgot about it, and much of that was due to my ongoing war with depression. It was harder for me to find the positive. Self-care isn’t …

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