There is so much bad news in the world. I have said this before. So let’s celebrate something good. Laughter. Smiles. Tears of joy Life. I live each day with a chronic illness. Even the bad days are pretty darn good. Embrace the life you have. It is the only one that you will get. David has exceeded my expectations. I don’t expect perfection, in reality none of us is perfect. I look to the Bible for what it says about perfection. Ecclesiastes 7:20. For there is not a iust man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. I am not a biblical scholar. Can’t claim to be. In fact, I rarely attend an organized church, largely because I believe that we find God in the world around us, in the loved ones we have in our lives, and in each other. I believe. And to me that is
So many friends wished me a happy birthday. Thank you all. If you can read this, then know that I count you as a friend. A couple of weeks ago a good friend passed away. Oren Miller was his name. He said that you can find Heaven where you look. Where you are. Google his name to see what I am talking about, I promise you will be enriched. So I challenge each of you. Look at the world around you. Hug your kids if you have any. If you don’t have any, hug your partner/spouse, visit a friend. Above all, show kindness to others. It will be returned to you a hundredfold. I love random acts of kindness. purchasing a coffee for the person behind me in line, a meal when I can afford one for someone else. All of these things can brighten the day of a stranger.
Turns out, all this time I thought that David was diagnosed with RAD. Nope. Well he is now. Frustrating when people remove and add diagnoses without letting the family know. He has Autism, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar, AdHd, and quite a few others. Reactive Attachment Disorder *RAD” is now one of his Axis I diagnoses. Received a referral to a child therapist. Received a referral to a Social Skills Play Group. The psychiatrist said “boy, he does talk a lot… when did that start?” My response was “he has been like this since the day he came home. Follow up every 30 days for the next while. One other thing of importance. He is in the lower 18 percentile, for his weight. this means that for his age and height, 82% of the population is more inline with the standard then he is. oh and he is at risk of