Backstory: This was in the summer of 2016. I worked most days – the girls – Hannah, 12 years old and Caitlin, 5 years old, went to their grandparents (my parents) while I was at work. An aide from a local agency would come and pick up our autistic oldest son.
Jacob’s aide walks in the door: “Good morning!”
Caitlin: “I fell off a grocery cart and I have a bruise! See? Continue reading
Realistically, I traded my ability to run or walk well for another daughter.
Totally worth it, I would do it again in a heartbeat (read more on that in my previous blog post here).
That being said, I have pretty much said goodbye Continue reading
(If you haven’t read them yet – here are the links to Part 1 and Part 2)
Spring 2010: When I Was ‘That’ Patient
My new neurologist, Dr. Bakker, is literally quite lovely and not that much older than I am. Between her and her nurses Bonnie and Shivaun I knew I was in good hands.
First appointment: Continue reading