Month: March 2013

So Our Son Has Autism… And Now We Need A Lawyer?

So Our Son Has Autism… And Now We Need A Lawyer?

(See post from early February for background…) This diagnosis comes with baggage. Not just the baggage that we brought to it: all the early denial that it was even a possibility, all our preconceived ideas based on Rain Man and the media hype and prejudice… No, literally, […]

Latest MiM post: Update on Babygirl’s Not Sleeping: Babygirl Is Sleeping!

Latest MiM post: Update on Babygirl’s Not Sleeping: Babygirl Is Sleeping!

Check out my latest Mothers in Medicine post, an update on Babygirl’s sleeping.    

A Timely Visit From The Puke Bug

A Timely Visit From The Puke Bug

I had scheduled a vacation week this week, months ago, before we knew Hubby’s work/ travel schedule. When it became apparent that a vacation wasn’t in the cards, I put myself back on the schedule– for SOME of the days. I left two “Personal Days” […]

Our First Major Kid Injury: A Day In The Pedi E.R.

Our First Major Kid Injury: A Day In The Pedi E.R.

It was to be a relaxed family Sunday…. Hubby had just walked in the door from a weekend work trip yesterday morning, and we were all upstairs… Hubby and I were chatting and catching up, as Babyboy ran circles around Daddy, and I dug through […]

I am a mean, nasty person… on call.

I am a mean, nasty person… on call.

I may be a mean, nasty person when I am not on call, too, but I have no insight into that. 🙂 On this call weekend, however, I am well aware of the edge to my voice, the tension in my whole body, the force […]

Feline Redemption; Rodent Eradication

Feline Redemption; Rodent Eradication

There is so much to write about. But given I have… SIX MINUTES before my afternoon clinic, I will limit this to a lighthearted update on last week’s critter crisis. I had found a mouse in our bedroom. This despite owning two huge male cats. […]