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The Monthly Visit


We had Roman’s monthly visit at Children’s Hospital to have him checked out and get his meds for the next month last week.  It included the bimonthly blood draw.  He was not very excited by the notion.  We had to … Continue reading

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Kissy and Boo


we have two dogs, a beagle named Kissy and a Shar Pei named bailey Boo.  Roman loves the dogs.  Last night he was playing with them and he said their names!  He would run away from them, taunting them to … Continue reading

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Serotonin and the autistic brain


We had Roman’s monthly appointment in Detroit this week.  The doctor in charge of the study went over the results of Roman’s PET scan with me.  It was a little strange in a cool way to be staring at pictures … Continue reading

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The first month


Well, we’re wrapping up the first month of the buspirone trial and everyone wants to know how it’s going.  I must admit that a month ago, I was a kid with a brand new shiny bike.  I was so happy.  … Continue reading

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The sensory seeker


He’s changing.  I can’t put my finger on it exactly, but Roman is morphing before my eyes.  I am almost certain he’s on the medication now.  We haven’t seen a whole lot in the way of speech in the past … Continue reading

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Talking juice


Roman’s medicine (or placebo, I must remind myself that he could be on the placebo) has become known as the “talking juice” around here.  Eric started calling it that instead of medicine and Tycen and Tanis picked up on it.  … Continue reading

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Dog gone tired


I was up until two in the morning playing around with the graphics on the blog.  How does it look?  It was my own fault I was up so late, but as soon as I decided to go to bed, … Continue reading

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The day after


As I blogged earlier, Roman was given his first dose of the Buspirone or placebo.  I am hopeful that he received the medicine.  If the way he’s acting today is any indication, he did.  Already, he is extremely cranky, just … Continue reading

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We’re back (with a new word)


Roman has had his first dose of the Buspirone (I hope).  They had me give it to him while we were at the appointment today.  It was not a fun time.  We showed up at the right time, which was … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is the day


By this time tomorrow, Roman will have had his first dose of the Buspirone…or not.  He may very well be put in the placebo group.  Knowing that this is a possibility, Eric and I are hoping that he gets the … Continue reading

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