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It all happens at noon today

It’s already been a hectic morning but I did receive the call I’ve been waiting on from Emmett’s pediatrician. The long and short of things is that Emmett will be seen at noon today. Lizze and I dropping Gavin off with my Mom on the way. We can’t risk exposing Gavin to whatever bugs are …

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He’s NOT faking this

Emmett isn’t feeling well again this morning and rather than encourage him to go to school and at least try to see if he’ll feel better, we’re keeping him home. The main reason we’re keeping him home is because we’d have to pull him out anyway for his appointment this morning. I don’t know what …

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I hate feeling powerless

It’s now 1:47 AM and Emmett has just now fallen asleep. We’ve been trying to help him for hours upon hours. He has a really bad tummy ache and feels like he’s going to puke. This is stressful for any kid but it’s especially so with a kid like Emmett. To make things even worse …

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He’s 18 years old on the outside but not on the inside

Gavin’s having a rough time today. He’s eighteen years old now but can’t be treated or managed like a typical, freshly minted adult. Unfortunately, Gavin’s cognitive ability is significantly lower than his chronological age. Until we have his new NeuroPsych testing done this summer, we won’t know exactly how much he’s regressed since the last …

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There’s way too much shit to worry about as a special needs parent

I’ve been playing a very frustrating game of phone tag with the pharmacy this afternoon. I need to make sure they either look out for a fax from the lab or call and have it faxed over because Gavin needs his refill tomorrow. I cannot stress enough that Clozapine is the most tightly controlled medication …

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A super quick and important update

I’m keeping this short and sweet cause we’re getting ready to head out the door again. Both the boys had good days at school. They came home in a good mood and are feeling good about going back tomorrow. ☺ If I could pick only one thing to go right today, this would have been …

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