Tag: Common Variable Immunodeficiency

#Depression Confession: I spoke with my doctor today

I’ve had a pretty awesome day so far. The boys got off to school without an issue and back is healing up pretty well. Most of the pain is gone and I have to thank Lizze for taking such good care of me. ☺ I didn’t sleep well last night because I was really stuffy …

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Depression Confessions: A very personal post about managing #Depression

Today was one of those days where I seriously need a break. The holidays alone are a tremendous amount of pressure. There’s parties and family get togethers that really add pressure to the cooker. If we go, the kids are going to be even more difficult to manage but if we don’t go, not everyone …

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Hasn’t he already been through enough?

For the third night in a row, Gavin has struggled to go to sleep because he isn’t feeling well. Last night it was a stomachache and headache. Tonight is was a stomachache again. I think we need to get him into his gastro again and this time look at gastroparesis. Lizze has this, it’s genetic …

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Why I’d pull the plug on occupational therapy

The boys had a great day at school. That’s not surprising but it’s always good to hear. In a little while, I’ll be taking Elliott to occupational therapy, although he’s going unwillingly. He doesn’t like the idea of going and then worries about it until it becomes this huge obstacle. Once he gets there, he …

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How Gaming Can Bring A Family Together

This is a contributed post. The views expressed don’t necessarily reflect those of The Autism Dad Blog or its author. Gaming has long been a favourite for many people. It isn’t just boys who love to spend hours in front of a monitor, it is now common for people of all genders and ages to …

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We all have our reasons for getting up in the morning, even when it’s hard

Life isn’t easy for my family. It’s never been easy and there are so many times where I feel like I can’t keep going on. Sometimes, the idea of getting up in the morning, only to face the same impossible challenges, is just too much. On the other side of the coin, there are moments …

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