I am fortunate and grateful that you all do care... and if wishes made it so, I would be the healthiest woman around! Thank you all!
I immediately felt better yesterday after getting it out on the blog. Kind of like that primal scream therapy of the 70's; this is mine!! I let it out, and begin to move forward again!
I am having a better day!
Funny thing, yesterday, I hit enter on that entry, to Hammer yelling, 'MOM!' and hearing him running up the basement stairs. As he barrels past me and to the front door, he informs me, 'The bag is leaking!', which I could see, and out the door he went.
Hammer was changing the cat box and the liner, apparently, was slit open from the cats. He realized it at the basement stairs, and instead of stopping and heading back to the box and bagging it in a garbage bag, he PANICKED and ran up the stairs and out the door.
ACK. You guessed it. Litter everywhere.
So, yeah, a lot of vacuuming ensued. I did the foyer and hall, Hammer did the basement stairs. We discussed how it would have been better handled. Hammer, my brilliant genius child, can drop everything on a dime and explain relativity, string theory, and superposition of matter, but the common sense stuff is a little tougher.
Such is Asperger's! We laughed about it a little, and he told me today, that I had permission to share the story. And, he wants me to use this lolcat we found that is about Autism/Asperger's on I CAN HAS CHEEZBURGER?.
If you have been reading my journal for long enough, then you know that Hammer likes to educate people about Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. ;-)
Last night, at dinner we actually had a long discussion explaining the number phi (prounounce 'fee') which is the Golden Ratio, and how it is related to the Fibonacci numbers! I have to say, I love this stuff too (which is probably where Hammer gets it), but everyone else tried to listen and follow along! Fuzzy actually remembered the Fibonacci's from a NUMB3RS (tv show) episode!
We always talk about all the 'neurotypical' stuff (we don't say 'normal' around here, that implies that Hammer is not!), so it is really nice when Hammer gets to have a good conversation about the things that are important and interesting to him!
Anyhow, be sure to read the lolcat at the bottom, and remember to be patient with quirky people, sometimes it is just that their brains work differently than yours!