Younger Son has a doctor’s appointment tomorrow. A check-up and physical. No big deal, except that as luck would have it, he’s seeing the doctor whom Leah saw in sixth grade. The one that started her on Concerta for her ADHD. We haven’t seen him in at least a year, because I started requesting female… Continue reading Unfiltered
Adhd Depression Bipolar Unspecified Psychotic Disorder Unspecified Mood Disorder Disruptive Mood Disregulation Disorder Schizophrenia Generalized Anxiety Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder In the last six months, my daughter has received every one of these diagnoses. Nearly every one of them has symptoms and behaviors that overlaps with nearly every other one on the list. The “unspecifieds” made… Continue reading Pin the Tail on the Diagnosis
I tend to blog as though I’m writing in a journal. I am open and vulnerable. These things are fine, for me. But since I am also talking about my children, there’s a line that I need to be aware of, and I think I overstep it from time to time. All names are changed, and… Continue reading Protected
A number of years ago I saw this bumper sticker that said something like “Where are we going? And what are we doing in this handbasket?” And I chuckled. Let me tell you, it’s a little less funny now, because it rings so painfully true. The good news is, we’ve stepped out of the handbasket,… Continue reading Out of the Handbasket
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