Tag: Caregiver Burnout

Quick update

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I feel like I slept pretty well last night. I’m really trying to focus on sleep quality and I’m currently reviewing the OOLER by Chili Technology. Stay tuned for that. I was up at 6:30 AM to go walking, and it’s the perfect time to do so. It’s cool and… Read more »

This might be something only another #Autism parent can truly appreciate

After my walk this morning, I had to take Gavin to get his blood work done. He needs this weekly due to one of his medications. Frequent blood work has been required for many, many years. When Gavin was much younger, his blood draws were an absolute nightmare. It was… Read more »

I feel so lost right now

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I’m not having a good day today. I’m feeling enormously overwhelmed by everything in my life, and I honestly don’t know how much more I can take. The things going on in this country are not okay. The things going on in my neighborhood are not okay. It’s all so… Read more »

Sometimes I really struggle with being a full-time #caregiver

Sometimes I struggle with all the responsibilities associated with being an Autism and Special Needs parent. Frankly, I struggle with my wife’s chronic health issues, as well. It’s not easy being a full-time caregiver to four people while trying to work from home and battling my own demons. It’s not… Read more »

I’m feeling good about today,

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I feel pretty positive about today. Lizze isn’t feeling good at all, but we ran a few errands and had a quick impromptu lunch before heading to get the kids. The boys have been at a birthday party for most of the afternoon, and they’re having a great time. I’m… Read more »

My morning so far

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I feel like I slept pretty well last night. I was able to get up early and go walking. It’s a gorgeous morning, and the temps were perfect. About halfway through the first lap, I was approached by the new ducks at the park. I think they look pretty cool…. Read more »