Category: Nathan

And now, for something medical! 2

And now, for something medical!

I always think that this blog just isn’t being used anymore and then every once in a great while, when I want to make a post out of the blue, I see that Jesse DOES actually post here. Which makes...

Springtime means park time 2

Springtime means park time

Springtime means going to the park. Yesterday, it was nice enough to take the boys to the park (and out of mom’s hair) for a couple of hours. They were pretty excited to be running around outdoors.     Liam...

Everything comes down to poo… (a Nathan update) 0

Everything comes down to poo… (a Nathan update)

So far, we have removed gluten, casein (dairy), egg, soy, oat, peanut and almond from Nathan’s diet. We are also limiting apple and rice. He is getting only a very small amount of processed foods at this point (I haven’t...

Kiss THESE Grits 1

Kiss THESE Grits

In the continuing quest to find some food that Nathan 1) likes and 2) won’t get explosive diarrhea from, I decided to trust the latest allergy results and give a bowl of grits a shot. He didn’t use the spoon...

Nathan, I love your guts (even though they suck) 6

Nathan, I love your guts (even though they suck)

If you’re on Facebook and don’t have me hidden or anything, you probably already know that last week Nathan went in for an endoscopy/colonoscopy to try to get to the bottom of some chronic GI issues. I finally got a...

Can you make your own chicken nuggets? Sort of. 2

Can you make your own chicken nuggets? Sort of.

Thanks to Nathan’s food allergies (or at least the ones we’re aware of so far), we’ve had to find a lot of creative solutions for meals. To avoid wheat, dairy, soy, and eggs, you either have to make things from...

Today is a little brighter, Tomorrow will be brighter still 1

Today is a little brighter, Tomorrow will be brighter still

The other day when I posted about Nathan and his regression, I was truly overwhelmed by the outpouring of support I received from my friends and family. Just putting it all out there, I think, was a huge step in...

Nathan and Early Intervention 9

Nathan and Early Intervention

I hate divulging deeply personal thoughts and feelings in such a decidedly UN-personal forum, but I also don’t want to have this conversation a thousand times either, so I need to put this out there. I’ve written on Facebook about...

I swear Nathan did this on his own 0

I swear Nathan did this on his own

  He’s just keeping it real, yo.

Nathan’s New Jam 1

Nathan’s New Jam

Nathan has only mastered a few words and phrases, but so far his most favorite is “happy”. When he’s in a good mood, he’ll just wander around saying “happy, happy” over and over and over again. About a week ago,...