Tag: Caregiver Burnout



We’re starting 2 new medications with hopes that they’ll help

We had an eventful day and I’m fucking exhausted. The boys had their appointments this afternoon at Akron Children’s Hospital. The appointments went pretty well. Right now, we’re trying to deal with the excessive anxiety and sleep disruption both the boys are experiencing since their mom left earlier this summer. It’s very difficult to tease …

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So far I’m kicking ass today

It’s a brand new day and while we overslept a little bit, the kids got to school on time. I was able to go walking this morning with Gavin and my Mom. I even took Gavin for his blood work afterwards. ☺ The plan for the day is to pick up the boys from school …

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I’m sorry it’s depressing but it’s my life

The kids have been a handful, all day long. They’re feeling better and should be back to school in the AM. I’m having a hard time falling asleep tonight because the stress of everything is weighing heavy. I feel like the house is falling apart all around me. I’m having a very difficult time focusing …

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In short, my entire day is shot

The only person who slept last night was Gavin and even he woke up a few times due to not feeling well. Elliott didn’t fall asleep until 6:30 AM and Emmett was up on and off throughout the night, which kept me awake for most of the night as well. Neither of the boys are …

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Holy sh*t, I couldn’t believe my eyes

I’m having a rough day emotionally and I’m struggling to find the patience that my kids deserve. I think by most standards I’m doing really well but I tend to hold myself to a much higher standard and therefore, I feel I need to do better. That being said, I’m not going to dwell on …

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Sometimes I really f*cking hate responsibility

I’ve got an insanely busy week ahead of me, full of responsibility. There’s at least one interview this week for a future pod, but there will probably end up being more. That’s not a bad thing, it’s just a great deal of work. I haven’t finalized my schedule yet. Gavin sees his psychiatrist tomorrow for …

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