Last night Syd didn’t go to bed until midnight. When I asked her why she couldn’t sleep she told me she saw dead people. #nottodaysatan Then I asked her were they zombie dead people? Stranger dead people? Or dead people that we know? She relied, “It’s our dead family.” I replied, “Tell them I said … More Syd, Dead People Can Visit You Anytime!
Last night I enjoyed a night out. My kids spent the night with family and I didn’t have to worry about them at all. Planning anything on a Friday is tough for me. I’m exhausted from the work week and all I want to do is take off my bra, put on my favorite sweatshirt … More Date Night, Hot Flashes and Cowboy Boots
I didn’t realize the date was October 16th until my bestie from Michigan called to remind me. October 16th was the day of love, my wedding date back in 1999. For a good laugh I tried on my wedding dress last night and Syd literally hollered and her echolalia was on point!! “This is a … More It’s My Anniversary
Therapy is often taboo in the black community. We go to church not therapists or at least that is what we were told when growing up. Seeing a therapist was a sign of weakness because you were supposed to take your burdens to The Lord in prayer, not to the man while lying on a … More That’s Why You Need Therapy
I wish it was that easy to throw a flag on the field after a bad call when I’m navigating autism. There are no rules. I think we make them up as we go. Each family has their own set of rules so don’t go trying to enforce our rules on another family. It doesn’t … More I’m Throwing A Flag On The Field
If things aren’t going the way you hoped. Maybe it’s because you are looking in the wrong direction. You’re trying to move forward but you’re too busy looking back at the sins, mistakes and drama from the past. I’m guilty of doing this too, so I’m not judging you. I’m trying to save you the … More You’re Going The Wrong Way
I called on Jesus so much on Wednesday. I’m sure He doesn’t want to hear from me again until Thanksgiving! Wednesday our family accomplished major victories. You can never plan enough for autism and I learned that sometimes all of my planning makes things worse. I thought back to last year when Sydney and I … More Jesus Take The Ferris Wheel And The Waffle Fries
Since I posted about my heart monitor and being asked out on five dates, you guys have really shown me some love. Thanks for the messages, offers to babysit and dating tips. I thought I would give you a quick update. Bachelor #1 just wants a pen pal or texting buddy. Not much happening there. … More Men Still Do That?
I am not sure if it is my heart monitor or my short natural hairstyle, but this sista was asked out on five dates this week. Holla!!!! Before you get all excited two of those invites don’t count. One little boy was thirty years old! Bless his little heart. Another gentlemen was a little “suspect”, … More Who Needs Match.com When You’re Wearing A Heart Monitor
This is Syd, all smiles when Harrison and I picked her up early from summer school on Thursday. It’s the smile on her face that I love and even more the excitement and hugs we received when we picked her up. This is perfect autism. Yesterday I knew I was pushing it, the heat index … More Damn You Mary Poppins