Monthly Archives: July 2013

Missing David. and frustrated

RethinkMentalIllnesslogo250_250People frustrate me.  Not all people.  Just some.

Before David’s 12th birthday, we moved him, temporarily, to a different facility so that he could undergo a med wash.

All the reports I have received have been about how good a child he is, and how he listens.

That is great.  I am happy that they see how good he can be.  He is manipulating them.  I keep telling them, he is in the honeymoon phase.  When he gets everyone figured out, he will revert to the David we all know and love.

Don’t get me wrong, I love our son.  I miss him constantly.  I don’t miss the behaviors.  I don’t miss the fights, I don’t miss staying up for two days praying for him to fall asleep.  I don’t miss him abusing our animals.  I don’t miss having our other children lock themselves away in their bedrooms because they are afraid to come out.

Wake up people!… Be the professionals that you claim to be.

I can tell you until I am blue in the face that he is in the honeymoon phase.  Believe me.

On Monday, we have a staffing at the facility where David normally lives.  We are praying that they will accept him back when we get done with the med wash.


An update on David.

We are still here. has been largely quiet because there hasn’t been a lot to say. That has changed. David’s behavior is becoming more erratic.  The residence has undergone a med wash with him.  A med wash is where they take him off all of his meds and put him on new ones. This… Continue Reading