Archive | March 2012

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Not Born With It

Today is one of those days where I find I have far more going through my head than I can possibly articulate in words.  I spent most of the night pouring through news stories and press releases about yesterday’s announcement from the CDC about the current incidence of autism in our country.  I read the […]

Rock Star

Sammy is a rock star. This we already know.  He’s fighting a battle that we can’t even comprehend.  Each and every day he fights.  With a smile.  With laughter.  With temper tantrums and meltdowns, too.  But he keeps going, and we do, too. You can even ask him. He has a little routine, usually with his dad, but […]

Overdose

I generally try pretty hard to find the positive take on  things I’m writing about.  I could sooooo easily get caught up in all of the things in the world that make me sad or angry or frustrated … I think I could probably write a lot more – and more often – about those things.  I was […]

Change is Good

I’ve learned to be a real fan of change.  Change in behavior, that it.  Sam’s, in particular.  Change means something is happening.  Could be something good, could be something bad – but in this marathon, something, which is the opposite of nothing, means progress.  And the something that’s happening doesn’t necessarily correlate with the change in behavior.  By […]

I Still Need to Write More

Last week, Pete and I had a little disagreement. About my blog. In all fairness, he was trying to be supportive and encouraging.  He was, in fact, very complementary – telling me that my entries were engaging and well written.  But that I needed to write and post more often. “Well, yeah.”  I said.  “And I just have so […]