Happy New Year! We are only a few days into 2012 and is anyone else feeling a bit overwhelmed already, or am I the special crazy person of the year? In all seriousness, I know it could be worse. We have been through worse in past years. So I hold onto that as my grounding position in all of the chaos.
But, as we progress through the years, almost 8 now, I find each year different from the last. Each one filled with triumphs of challenges that drug us all to tears, and new tribulations that make me feel a little more alienated than others. Yet, somehow I know we are progressing in the big picture, so I tell myself “this too shall pass”. And it usually does, somehow, someway. …continue reading
Ooooh where do I start venting?! In all honesty, I have to say I have come to the realization that people are not always meant to be in our lives, and I have an easy time accepting that. Even when they are our own family.
I have had this discussion I am about to embark on with other mothers of special needs children, so I know very well that I am not in any way alone, but it still is quite frustrating! My sister (who has no kids, nor has any comprehension of special needs) has gotten quite pissy over my blog. I did not know this until I asked why she is not returning my calls and she emails me back saying because I am looking for people to feel sorry for me over my blog about Danny and I shouldn’t be posting it to my FB wall. She continued to tell me when she called to see if things were ok after reading a blog and I told her this is normal it apparently offended her.
Wait … This blog is about our everday struggles, that are typical of children like Danny. Sorry I offended or disrupted your pretty world with my reality. …continue reading