A walk in the woods

Yesterday we went for a walk in the woods. Just Pudding and me. Ten minutes after we arrived we were still by the gates with me holding them shut to keep him safe. He was waving at cars going past, climbing on the bars and trying to pick nettles. I could feel that familiar impatience, […]

Who’s who

The other day when on the way to yet another appointment, I got to thinking about all the individuals we’ve come into contact with since the start of this. How many people have we met? More than 10? More than 20? So I started making a list… Speech and Language – someone who did the […]

New friends

A while ago, the MPS Society put me in touch with another Hunters mum and we’ve talked on the phone a couple of times. Today, we met her and her lovely son for the first time. It is difficult to describe what this meant to us. He is a young man now, spending time at […]

Looking up

Time passes. The worst passes. Reading back some of these earlier entries, I am taken by surprise at the raw emotion – a sign that things are so much better now. Yes, I had an attack of the wobbles last week, and I can’t imagine ever truly accepting with equanimity what we are facing, but […]

Wobbly week

Whenever I think I’ve got this situation sorted and am dealing with it well, the sucker punch comes. I was so looking forward to this week – kids back at school, meaning the holy grail of child-free time again, and a nice straightforward ERT with no other appointments booked in. So of course it all […]