This year has been one for the books.
I am inclined to say that I have writer’s block. But I don’t. I have too many things to write and they’re getting all jammed up inside my head, so many things and I don’t know what to put into this blog and what to keep to myself… so we’ll start with an update andContinue reading “A Boy and His Chicken”
Some day soon, I will write about the events that lead up to Jerah’s admission to Hawthorn Center, a state psychiatric hospital in Michigan. I am not ready yet. But shortly after he was admitted, I ended up adopting another cat. I think it was Hemingway that said “One cat just leads to another.”
I was told that the telehealth appointment with Jerah’s psychiatrist would be a voice call only… at 9:20 AM today. So here I am in a ratty T-shirt and sloppy pony tail, Jerah still in his pajamas, and my teeth aren’t in… I am missing a lot of my teeth… because you know… well, meth.Continue reading “Telehealth… LOL!”
Jerah and his one sock off kinda world… I often say, “Oh, that’s Just Jerah.” Thus the blog title… Jerah has many little quirks. Autism is a litany of quirks and oddities and I find them infinitely fascinating. Not Just Jerah’s quirks, but other folks’ too, not just the ones with autism but folks thatContinue reading “The Case of the Strange Disappearing Toes…”
Jerah was originally covered by his dad’s insurance primary, then Medicaid, secondary. Then we started having behavioral issues at the end of last year, and I was worried that Jerah would need more insurance coverage because I received a letter in the mail telling me that his Medicaid benefits were being ended because I makeContinue reading “Insurance plans, we have a few…”
-drugs are bad… mmmkay? -too much of a good thing is usually not a good thing. -we often don’t fully appreciate the things we get easily.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out? -Dr. Seuss For the longest time, this dude has had one sock on and one sock off… I asked him about 7 years ago, “Hey, dude, why you always wearing just one sock around the house?” He answered brightly, “Try it!” I did not tryContinue reading “It’s a one sock kinda world.”