Category Archives: Special needs

Things Are Getting Better

I’d like to report that things are getting better. I’ve acknowledged the depression. I’m going to see a therapist Monday. The job. I’m interviewing elsewhere. I took a pay cut moving here. I also demoted myself a little also. I … Continue reading

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Mildly Mentally Disabled

I read it earlier at the first IEP meeting but shrugged it off. I figured a new state, it’s how developmentally delayed transfers here. No, it was his diagnosis from the school’s psychologist after another IQ test. It was lower … Continue reading

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Missing You All

I’m missing writing and missing feeling present here. I’ve renewed my subscription so there will be future posts. I promise to find time.  I hope everyone is doing well. 

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The guilt of a special needs mom…I took this child to hundreds of therapy appointments, one of which was speech, I feel immense guilt having waited for 2 years to hear this child say his first word, 5 years to … Continue reading

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I’ve been the sole provider for these two boys for 2 years. (Don’t forget I have 2 dogs). I make decisions for 3 people. Jackson turned 8 yesterday. Jake is 5. Their father died when they were 5 and 3, … Continue reading

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Onward and Literally Upward

I hate change. I love alcohol. It’s what’s keeping my nerves calm. I’m hating and lonely right now.  I’m hating being in the presence of couples. I hate the engagement ring commercials on the radio. I’m hating looking at someone … Continue reading

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I’d Never Heard of a ‘Meat and Three’ Until…

And just like that the house is on the market and Kentucky is in sight. Going back to my roots. And bourbon. Just hoping I’m doing the right thing. After 15 years here, I do love Tennessee. I’ll miss skipping … Continue reading

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