Tag: Common Variable Immunodeficiency



After tonight’s events, we have 3 major concerns

With everyone being sick and by everyone I mean Elliott and Emmett, it was just Gavin at therapy tonight. I’m at a loss as to how to describe what took place while we were there. That sounds ominous, and it’s not really anything like that. Gavin had been anxiously awaiting… Read more »



This week is rapidly going downhill

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So Emmett and Elliott are both home sick today. Emmett was up most of the night complaining of his back hurting, a headache, and his face hurting as well. I thought that was kinda weird. He’s getting worse as the day wears on and he’s also running a fever now…. Read more »



Code Z

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Another day, another psychotic episode. Last night, Gavin came running into the living room and was visibly upset. He began nervously pacing back and forth before blurting out code z. I wasn’t paying close attention to what he was saying because he’s psychotic and saying all kinds of crazy things…. Read more »



Every day it seems there’s more to worry about

It’s been a chaotic day for me. Elliott was home sick, Lizze isn’t feeling good, and Emmett is struggling in his own way. Don’t even get me started on Gavin. Today brought to light a new concern in regards to Gavin. When we were at his neurologist a week or… Read more »



A Gentle Reminder: Don’t forget to focus on you

Gavin’s struggles continue to increase, as do my constant levels of stress and anxiety. While it’s not Gavin’s fault, the constants associated with managing his behaviors is quite taxing, and considering I’m only human, it’s essential I manage this stress the best I can. The reality is, being an Autism… Read more »



Even the smallest changes can be disruptive to my #Autistic kids

Mr. Elliott is home from school due to illness. He was actually sent home from school yesterday with a low-grade fever and cough. Since you have to be 24 hours without a fever before returning to school, he’s currently resting in his room. Emmett was not happy about having to… Read more »



Update: How I’m managing my #Depression

As many of you know, I’ve been warring with Depression for most of my life. I talk about managing Depression as an ongoing war because there will be many battles, some I’ll win and some I won’t. Recently, I decided that I needed to get more help in managing my… Read more »