Just another quick check in! Yesterday I spent some time with the new/old therapist Valerie. She wanted to do an intake and get caught up on what was going on with Jakes and I. I took a recent picture of him with me and she couldn't get over how much he has grown up. Its been a coupla years since we have been to see her. So I brought her up to speed on some of the stuff that has driven us to therapy and everything. She gave me a technique to try with him. I did try it this morning. I only yelled once. And when I caught myself yelling, I stepped away for a break. And reminded myself of what I am supposed to be trying. And I tried it again. It worked. I should get a gold star, right?
Not only does he get positive reinforcement for his better behaviors, I should as well. And I will reward myself. I have to take care of me too.
I sent more information to Jakes father about the ADHD diagnosis this morning. I also asked him for a compromise on using the meds. I asked him to allow a trial of a month on the meds to see if there is any improvement. If he agrees, I can start the meds quickly. If he doesn't agree, I will have to file with the courts and I don't really want to do it that way.
Neicy and I went shopping yesterday. GAP was having a 30% off sale. I got 2 new tops and I love them! They make me feel pretty!
TD Bank sucks. They are charging for coin counting if you don't have an account with them. This just started 11-1. Cheapskates! Now I have to figure out where I can get my coins counted, for FREE.
Kimber has finally decided on her Bridesmaids dresses. They are beautiful and will look good on everyone. Not me. I have told her that I don't want to be in her wedding. I am going to be her honorary matron of honor. I'm there for her. And she knows it. So, I am going to Kimber's again this weekend. She is having a party for her wedding party to meet each other. Its going to be fun! And Jaxon will get to play with her dogs again.
I hope everyone has a great weekend!