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I could see the distress in his eyes and it broke my heart

I tried again tonight to get Emmett to fall asleep in his own bed but it didn’t go well. Emmett will give us a reason for his not being able to fall asleep in his bed.  We’ve heard things like his cat won’t leave him alone, it’s too dark, his bed is too high or …

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We totally went Pokémon hunting because what else would we do

The boys and I went Pokémon hunting tonight.  Gavin came with us but didn’t want to play.  We took a lap around the track and the boys caught a ton of Pokémon.  We walked a total of roughly two miles and by we I mean everyone. I didn’t have to carry Emmett at all.  We …

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I guess we’re going Pokémon hunting 

Lizze is going out with her Mom tonight and the boys and I have the house to ourselves.   The boys want to go hunting for Pokémon tonight and try and hatch some eggs by walking the track.   I’m hoping this will Tucker them out before going to bed tonight.   Wish me luck… 


Great News: Grocery shopping we did go

We were able to finally go grocery shopping today.  It’s not as much as we really needed but I’m grateful for what we were able to do.Emmett went with me because he wanted to go along and help.  He also wanted to pick out hot chocolate and there’s a story behind that. Last night, Elliott …

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It’s so hard to shutdown when you’re an #Autism parent  

I’m laying in bed at 2:30am, unable to sleep and it’s really frustrating.   All I want to do during the day is just curl up in a ball on the floor and sleep but I can’t. When I do get a chance to sleep, I lay here and can’t shutdown.   It should be …

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Gavin had a bad reaction to his IVIG infusion tonight because apparently, life isn’t challenging enough already 

As you know, Gavin receives IVIG infusions twice a week because he’s living with a severely compromised immune system. The actual medication is called GAMMAGARD and it’s basically made up of antibodies from many, many different donors. This replaces the defunct antibodies in Gavin’s body, for a short period of time. He’s been receiving these …

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