Tag: Caregiver Burnout



Can you even ask for a better start to the day? I think not.

We had a pretty decent morning. The kids were in good moods and we even got out the door before 8 AM. That’s a good thing.. ☺ I thought we would further the awesomeness of the morning and swing through Dunkin Donuts. The drive thru was packed but the store was empty, so we went …

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Sending my thoughts and prayers

I wanted to take a few minutes and to say a few things about the terrorist attack that our fellow countrymen in New York endured yesterday. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those impacted by this act of cowardice, especially those who lost their lives and their families. What happened was an example …

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Insurance won’t pay for Gavin’s testing

We have another issue that I haven’t spoke about yet but as the day is drawing closer, I should bring you up to speed. When Gavin saw his pediatric neurologist st the Cleveland Clinic last month, it was decided that he needed three additional appointments. The first appointment was with the Cole Eye Institute because …

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This is probably why I was able to sleep

For only getting about three hours of sleep last night, I’m feeling pretty good. I think that at least knowing what Gavin’s lab results were, gave me enough peace to fall asleep. Sometimes knowing what you’re dealing with can help you find the strength you didn’t think you had left. Hope your day gets off …

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As a result, we worry all the time

I was able to get a hold of Gavin’s psychiatrist’s office this afternoon and got the lab results from his blood draw on Monday morning. I actually only got his Absolute Neutrophil count but that’s a good chunk of information. His Absolute Neutrophil count has climbed up a couple points from 2.0 to 2.4. This …

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Being Autistic isn’t an excuse

Update: I misread this woman’s profile and it turns out she’s not Autistic. My apologies for that. I misunderstood her profile and based on her attack, I incorrectly assumed she was an Autistic adult, attacking me in the way I’ve been attacked many times before. I shouldn’t have assumed and I apologize for that. The …

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