Tag: Caregiver Burnout

A frustrating moment with Gavin

I had a frustrating moment with Gavin last night. Actually, it was several moments long and I was really, really frustrated. Gavin had finished moving some things around in the ferret pen, including their litter boxes. He’s not super graceful with his movements and so I wanted him to make sure that he washed his …

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I’m not feeling it this morning

I’m not feelin’ it this morning. I didn’t sleep well and the kids are not cooperating in regards to getting ready for school. Elliott has hit that typical teen doesn’t want to get out of bed in the morning thing and I’m so over it. In all fairness to my not so little minions, I’m …

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One of my new favorite pictures

I’m always taking pictures and generally share them on Instagram. Every once in a while, I’ll share the ones I really like, here on the blog. This is one such occasion. ☺ I took this the other day. I really like how it turned out and I enjoyed taking it in the first place. Ameture …

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What we’re doing for Mother’s Day this year

We’re going to be celebrating Mother’s Day a bit differently this year. My brother and sister-in-law, are having the family over for a cookout on Saturday evening. I’m pretty sure everyone is going to be there. It’s not all that often that we all manage to be in the same place at the same time. …

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I hate putting Gavin through this

After taking the boys to school this morning, I’ll take Gavin to get this week’s bloodwork done. If you’re not already aware, Gavin needs weekly bloodwork in order to get one of his medications refilled. It’s a huge PITA but it’s a safety thing and since we don’t want anything bad to happen to Gavin, …

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Fingers crossed and prayers sent

This is take two for this post cause the first one glitched out and disappeared. I’m gonna try to reproduce it as best I can. I played phone tag with Akron Children’s Hospital today. I called this morning to get the results of Gavin’s labs from last week and it turns out, they never received …

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