Category Archives: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Day 9 ~ A long night, a short day, exhausted

David, our youngest was up and down most of the night with his cough.  Poor guy sounds like he is going to cough up a lung or something.  So I spent the night monitoring him to make sure he was ok.  Long night.  His breathing finally calmed around 5 am so I got to sleep… Continue Reading

Day 8 ~ Facilitated what? and new friends !Success!

Since coming online with the new blog and website on January 3rd, I have made an incredible number of new friends.  Some really fantastic people are connecting with me.  How lucky am I? ==== Back to the topic for the night.  Have you ever experienced a Facilitated IEP? According to the website http://www.directionservice.org, a facilitated… Continue Reading

Day 7 ~ A wake up and PWN from the school

Good morning friends… Well, actually it is afternoon, but I have been up and about for about 6 hours. Cheers to you on this glorious morning. A couple of things to start our day. Last night, David had an incredible meltdown, his first since being in the residential facility.  I admit, I did not handle… Continue Reading

Day 6 ~ Repast, a question, and a comment on the day

#url# Repast, question, thought for day “power struggles” Continue Reading

Day 6 ~ Everything is Frozen

#url# Everything is frozen! 1-2-3 Magic Continue Reading

Day 5 ~ Not feeling well, it was a good day

Well, here we are at the end of day 5, a Saturday.  I have been ill all day, yech! Our youngest has been just bouncing off the walls for most of the day, even though he has a hacking cough.  I wish that I could do the same.  Over all, It has been a good… Continue Reading

Day 4 ~ a recap

So, it seems that our youngest son has issues with needing attention when any of his other siblings are home.  It doesn’t matter to him if he is negative or positive in how he gets the attention.  He will push any button he can to get attention. So we spent quite a bit of time… Continue Reading

Day 2 ~ Much better ~ or Butterflies and more.

Day two started out very well. No eruptions or complaints. Got a call from the psych nurse regarding missing the blood draw yesterday. She was very grumpy. I understand that there is a protocol to follow with the blood work for his meds, but what can I do if the people who draw blood are… Continue Reading

Day 1 – a recap

Today started out rough.  Bad mood on his behalf.  Once we got the siblings off to school, he was fine.  Spent the morning playing and looking for the homework pile that mom put together for us. Never did find it. In the afternoon we went into the city for an appointment for me.  Grandpa was… Continue Reading