This book, has helped me through the early part of my son’s return from a psychiatric facility. I have posted about it before. 🙂 Here.
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Today. For example. Was pretty darn good. David met goals at school. Then when the weather wasn’t cooperating didn’t argue when we told him he had to stay inside. When the weather cleared, he played basketball by himself for a good hour, until it was time to come in. When he had to come in… Continue Reading
Lord, please hold the anger from my heart. Please help me to accept him as he is. As he was created by You. Amen. Tweet #fighting4answrs Continue Reading
Caught David stealing food. He knows that all he has to do is tell us he is hungry. We just don’t want him hoarding food in his bedroom. Then he lies and blames it on others, including the cats. We know that with his metabolism, he burns enough food for two or three other people. … Continue Reading
David has been home for most of 10 days. Has it been perfect? No. Do I expect perfection? No. I am proud of the changes that I am seeing in him. Does he still have mental health issues? Yes. He is not cured. Not by any means. For now, I will take it. We are… Continue Reading
With David home, life is interesting. So much energy. One of our dogs, Ellis, who David mistakenly calls Alice has a lot of energy. I think that Ellis has met his match in David. Now, I don’t believe for a moment that the David we are seeing is the David that is new and improved. … Continue Reading
Today I woke up, with a spring in my step. I realized something as I left on the trek to get David. I am at peace. I felt an incredible sense of peace when I realized that. It was inspiring. As I felt this, I was crossing the dam near our home. Headed south west… Continue Reading
Monday, when I pick up my son, magic will happen. He will see that I love him unconditionally. He will see that I am accepting of him. He will see that we are embracing his return to the family. He will know the love that we have in our hearts. Tuesday when we arrive home,… Continue Reading
The appeal to Medicaid to further fund services has been denied. As a result, I will be picking up David from the facility on Monday. We then come home to begin a new chapter in our lives as a family. We had an IEP meeting for him this morning. Short term he will be homebound… Continue Reading
Living a life filled with fear does things to the body. I have a number of chronic health issues, and the stress from this is exacerbating those health issues. Please, if you are reading this then you have either an interest in the topic, or are experiencing it yourself. Remember these key things. It’s not… Continue Reading