Um... what day is it?!
One of those days. We literally got up, quickly got ready and out the door. Theo and James headed to SI occupational therapy and Scarlett and I headed to Pappou. Pappou watched Scarlett while I headed to the dermatologist. Six months ago I had a lump removed from my arm, I have a big sensitive scar left behind. I went to a dermatologist to see what could be done about it. The first place I went to was an absolute joke! Do not go to medicare funded mole checking services!!! That guy removed something that wasn't even a mole! Um WTF! Yes that's right he removed an ingrown hair and replaced it with a lovely SCAR. Mother f*****! Well I learnt my lesson, I am also going to be super vigilant with my specialists like I am with my children's. There is a reason you pay top dollar for things!
Picked Scar baby up and we were off to medicare to try and claim something back from her $2000 surgery she had on Saturday. I love when medicare says to me 'why don't you do this online'... um I have tried and to set up online services you have to answer everything from DOB to underwear colour. When you make that easier I will transfer myself to online services.
Right at this moment we are sitting at home trying to have some quiet time. Sacrlett needs to sleep!!!! Before I put Ouzo in her bottle and make her sleep.
GEE WIZZ she is a miserable mess. She hardly eats, doesn't sleep and has so much snot coming from her nose the poor thing now has massive blisters on the end of her nose.
So different from James' recovery from adenoid removal! James was literally up and back to normal the second day. Scar is approaching the fourth day and is super crazy still.
Theo slept next to Scarlett last night so I could get some sleep. I slept with James and when he woke this morning he was so excited. He gave me the best kisses and cuddles.
James has been really really good the last few days. TICK TICK TICK... maybe Mummy was RIGHT with the yeast! Today is the last day of James' yeast treatment. He has gone back to normal. He also had a great session at OT today. His OT noted that his speech is clearer and more purposeful TICK TICK TICK. Tomorrow I am taking James to his GP because I want his bloods repeated. Iron, Zinc, Copper, Vitamin D and Vitamin b12 to be exact. James vitamin B12 was 1490 4 months ago... Um I don't think it takes a rocket scientist to realize that is NOT a normal number yet his GP and gastroenterologist back then were like TOTALLY NORMAL. When we saw his ASD dietitian last week she said its TOTALLY NOT NORMAL. It can show that James is not absorbing vitamin B12 and its staying in his blood. So wish me luck because I have a list of things I want done! And solved. We are also requesting a gene test which is linked to ASD and can be the reason ASD children do not absorb certain vitamins and minerals and if you have the gene you can be treated with shots. AMEN to that. Look at all the things that physicians know yet don't tell us. Its only when you start digging around and asking questions and doing your own research will you be offered things. Remember when you go to your GP they can not refuse your requests. Most things wont be covered by medicare but if your happy to pay then I suggest DO IT. I have read so so much research that suggests that with the right supplementation, gut healing protocols and sensory integration you can HEAL AUTISM. I believe we are healing James. Don't settle for the label folks. With that label do your research. What works for my son won't work for your ASD child. The spectrum is broad but I firmly believe you can bring them out of the shadows. YOU JUST WATCH ME DO IT WITH JAMES.....