Category Archives: Autism

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oops I fell asleep around 530am

shortly after my last post, I fell asleep. at around 5:30am, I just couldn’t keep my eyes open.  at 6:24am, I hear David running across the kitchen.  he managed to steal one of the keys from my key ring, and then break into his brother’s bedroom and steal his brother’s cell phone.  tell me that… Continue Reading

530am is it bedtime?

Coming up on 530am here in land.  David has slept through the night for the most part.  There was a spot where he thought I was sleeping and tried to sneak out of the room, but I nipped that in the bud really quick.  Other than stretching in his sleep it has been uneventful.… Continue Reading

under observation 24/7

David is under constant supervision now.  He can’t do anything.  No less than 4 times today he has stolen someone’s cell phone.  We feel like we are going crazy because we don’t let him out of our sight, yet he is still getting the phones. He is constantly back talking and sassing mom and I. … Continue Reading

a new alarm clock — the sound of a chair

that is being dragged across the floor. 🙂  such a lovely noise to wake up to. Greetings from this father at Why Not Fathers.  My night ended at 4am when I finally couldn’t keep my eyes open any longer.  Now, it is 6am and I am awake.  Thank you David. The beginning of another day.… Continue Reading

a day of frustrations. started at 4am

we have been really struggling  today.  David stole two cell phones, two keys and a DSI from his family last night.  Between the hours of 3 am and 4am.  How do I know?  Because that is when I was asleep.  the keys are for locks in the house that we use to keep him out… Continue Reading

frustrations at home – we need help

We have been struggling for two weeks with behaviors at home.  David is having major issues with listening, with taking his meds as directed, with a lot of things.  To the point where we hospitalized him. At this point, David is content to force himself to vomit his meds up every morning. This throws his… Continue Reading

Mr Fingers

We purchased new phones this last weekend. Mr Fingers has managed to take cell phones from two members of the family. We try to ensure that the owner of the phone knows that it isn’t their fault that David (Mr Fingers) took their phone. It happens, nothing we have tried will prevent it. Tweet #fighting4answrs Continue Reading

life or something like it.

Things have been kind of crazy here at the Casa de Why Not Fathers. As soon as I can process everything that has been going on, I will post about everything. I had a fabulous vacation with my eldest daughter.  Sadly, another three weeks and she  will be off to college and the next adventure… Continue Reading

Lies and other fun stuff – life with a klepto part 2

We were up late due to the excitement of fireworks, a fire pit and s’mores. To bed at 3am and up at 6am.  what a joy. David had my cell phone this morning, so friends, if you received either a text message or an email from my phone this morning, it wasn’t me. So I… Continue Reading

rough morning so far

Mr David woke up in a good mood.  And has been going non-stop.  I wish I had 10% of his energy.  Heck even 1%.  He is so bouncy this morning that he has the whole house on edge. He wears a patch that delivers his methlyphenidate (rittalin)  and he takes them off when ever he… Continue Reading