Lessons I Learned During Autism Recovery

Lessons I Learned During Autism Recovery I can remember the day he was diagnosed. I was laying in a very hard and uncomfortable hospital bed giving birth to my second son. Life and death all in the same day. That might seem grim, yet when you lose a child to a dark space it really does feel like death. I had the choice; do I fight or do I give up? Well, I suppose you know how that turned out. Yesterday I was sitting in a quiet space staring at my big strong, now 9 year old boy, and began to think about some lessons the journey of recovery taught me. Lesson #1. Sometimes there are just no answers In a world where we want perfection, we want immediate responses, we want ANSWERS! You just don't get that with autism. What you get is "sorry ma'am but he will probably [...]

By |2017-10-30T13:01:15-07:00October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

My Son, My Courage

There was a time not too long ago that I would run away from anything hard and I surely would throw in the towel when anyone was unkind to me (I was like peace-out peeps). Mean girls anyone? I never had real goals and certainly never fully grasped that God wants all of his children to reach their fullest and brightest potential. Cause you know what??? YOU are CAPABLE of HUGE things people! For some reason we simply don't go for scary DREAMS. And then my Son happened. He gave me courage to walk through a time when every single Doctor said there was no hope. He was the engine that allowed me to say goodbye to many friends who simply didn't agree with our new set of values or changes we were making related to health care. There are more days than not where I feel ill-equipped and not [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:22:45-07:00September 13th, 2017|1 Comment

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