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Take Action on Autism!

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Ok granted not many read my blog…but if you read this PLEASE COMMENT! I just heard of a theater in Ohio that is holding “Autism night” to allow autistic kids and their families to see the new chipmunks movie! WHAT AN IDEA!!! so Im inspired.  Does your hometown have events or programs? What are your idea? Im ready to go pick a fight with our theater lol….I want this in Georgia!

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Ok…so here is the problem…Jane & John Citizen with a wall full of gold parenting stars…always on the TV …glowing and talking about embracing your special kid, celebrate diversity …..blah, blah and blah….THEIR Aspie kid screams in beautiful melodies and shits rainbows too I bet.  Oh ..and they n-e-v-e-r loose control ….oh noooo!  Yeah well FUCK YOU!!!!!!!!! Whew! THAT felt better! These people look like cardboard cut outs with giant teeth and REALLY make you feel like a dirt bag if you occasionally resent being parent to an autistic child.  I mean….HELL..where would I be with out ALL THAT SELF LOATHING???  Here is my point…Its not supposed to be this hard.  We go into this parenting thing with…well ..something like The Walton’s or Brady Bunch in mind….and end up with something more like Monday night smack down.  OH YES….I JUST LOOOOOVE BEING MOM TO A SCREAMING,SPINNING,SPITTING,KICKING 130 POUND INFANT!!! gee sign me up for 9 more just like him!!! Hell no I DON’T ENJOY THIS! Ok before we go dialing Nancy Grace…ask yourself this; do you actually enjoy the Autism part? No fluffy bull crap about love…and it being them….look a better question….if there was a cure,  wouldn’t you do anything to get it? Ok so point made. I love Loud very dearly. I will do anything to help Loud. Some days I don’t want to be his mom….does that mean I will Roast in hell? I doubt it…and u know what? I really want that cure. 

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  This is the morning challenge.  We all know how this goes, wake up, melt down, eat, aggravate everyone, melt down,forget Meds,leave for school, return for drugs,leave again…drop him off at school…..park your duff at the Valium salt lick…  WAIT….we have a Valium salt lick? NO? Ok then…veered into la la land.  Now I accept my kid has Autism.  What I could not figure out is the screaming in the underpants thing. I’ve talked to many parents and BINGO. . Its defiantly an autism thing.  This ought to be #1 on the diagnostic criteria. If it had, we could have saved ourselves 5 years of turmoil and wrong diagnosis.  I can not figure out why, in what freaking planet do you spend 30 minutes screaming over a loose thread on your shirt, then emerge butt naked from your room because suddenly your underpants are touching you (dammit Son, REALLY?)  Scream because your socks are not right….then finally dress. Then after all that distress over the way the cloths look….scream bloody murder because he don’t want to brush those teeth or hair!
***Incoherent screaming + shocking curse words***
Then….5 minutes till go Time….we are…YEP YOU GUESSED IT…..
In his underpants, full dead weight on the floor…..screaming! 
***animalistic screaming %&* jumping up & down tearing at my hair***
Well in a quiet moment (ha ha ha-not really but the loud ringing in my ears was muffling the noise a bit) I got to thinkin….These Autistic kids might be onto something….so I locked myself in my room….carefully removing the kids favorite lock picking tools, smeared the door knob with ice cold ky jelly (OK STOPPING HERE TO ASSURE YOU THIS IS NOT GOING TO WIND UP KINKEY)
And I tried it…..Yep….the old screaming in my underpants! Wow….SCREAMING IN YOUR UNDERPANTS IS FREAKING AWESOME! Oh well..my neighbors think Im weird anyways….WOE love it! I recommend it….maybe next I will try chewing my shirt, clapping and spinning while patting random people  in Walmart! – Admit it…..it does look kinda fun…DON’T IT?

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Bad Momma Goose! BAD!!!!

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Today I called an autistic kid an Asshole….BAD Momma Goose Bad!!! Ok so yes I do this a lot.  I watched this whole Temple Grandin thing last night and was super inspired ….today was a new day….and Im gonna lick this thing….Im gonna be super momma and cure my kid….This is why youtube @ 4am is not a great idea….brain in stupid mode …&   Loud is asleep.  So this delusion of grandeur lasted until the second meltdown today….and I did what all super duper mommies do…..I bribed Loud with candy and called him an asshole as he happily chomped away smacking his lips, eyes glazed over and (seriously?) drooling.   Im beating myself up (not really…but it seems like the thing to say) Mrs. Brady…eat your heart out….because here in the real world….the line between asshole and aspergers sometimes is blurry.  And Mr. & Mrs. Concerned Citizen …..Loud thinks too literal to associate that name with himself….so no feelings were injured.

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The Autism Prayer

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Dear Lord I beg today for peace
And will you please help with these?
Him to learn to brush his teeth,
Tie his shoes, and not to scream?
Speak with words that do not rhyme,
And tell him not to stress the time?
Lord I do not know your side,
But on my knees, Ive, learned to rise. 
-EDD

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How do you sell an idea? How to you make people believe what your saying??? Hire a celebrity of coarse!  If Justin Bieber and Megan Fox decided to stand up for Autism…and promotes a hot new therapy….we are so gonna buy it! Right? So what happens if they say feeding them only bird poop is the answer? And we should crate train our autistic kids? (Hmm I might think on that one).  Now what if a “doctor” endorses this “cure” SIGN ME UP! Let’s be real…we are tired, scared and starved for information.  Even Thoe sometimes I fantasize about running away to Disneyworld alone…Im not going to throw Loud under a bus. There are terrible diseases out there. Diseases that make Autism look like a walk in the park.  Given a choice between polio and autism….Ill take the Autism thank you.  Vaccines can prevent them.  I had chicken pox last spring. My kids were vaccinated.  What kept me going through it was the pure anger. I kept thinking about some snot nose kid with anti vaccine parents…took their diseased brat to walmart to sneeze on stuff I then touched.  Ok so yes I realize that I should have been vaccinated too. But that was my fever induced alter personality.  Here is my thing. I work with children that are dying. These kids have horrible handicaps. It puts life into perspective.  A controversial shot can save your kids life.  Tell those loud mouth activist to stop spreading ignorance!

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Who thought of that slogan?  Autism does NOT SPEAK….It screams! For hours on end! Today I was trying to explain the thing about using a blue porch light for Autism awareness to Boom.  Boom raised a very valid point….our neighbors do not need a visual aid to be aware we are affected by Autism. They have several hours of auditory reminders every day.

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