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Friday, June 17, 2011

I love his smile.

The most wasted of days is one without laughter. ~E.E. Cummings

There is nothing better than hearing my son's laugh.

Lately it's sort of a project of mine to make him smile. He's so tied up in knots right now, that seeing one single smile will make my whole day. In that second, I get to see my son.

I get to see who he really is behind the anxiety and depression.

In his smile I see hope and promise.

I see his heart and humor.

We're still moving along with his therapy and treatment plan. The anti-depressant he was taking wasn't helping much, so we've had to switch his medication to something different. I won't lie, I really hope this one works. Right now he's trapped by his OCD.

I know God has brought us to this point for a reason. I trust in His plan!

I know in time the medication and therapy will help him. I know we're beginning to find a team of professionals that are going to make a huge difference in his life. But, it's going to take time. Things arent' going to happen overnight.

In the meantime, I just want to make him smile.

Laughter really is the best medicine.

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6 Comments:

At June 17, 2011 at 11:02 AM , Blogger Karen Mortensen said...

This really touched my heart. Thanks. I hope that things will go well as you press forward and trust the Lord.That is great that you are getting him to smile. That will help him so much.

 
At June 17, 2011 at 11:47 AM , Blogger The Woven Moments said...

What a difficult situation to be in... the way you described it ("trapped by his OCD") made it so real to me. My heart is with you.

 
At June 17, 2011 at 9:35 PM , Blogger Kim said...

Your son is also very lucky to have such a beautiful hearted mother. I'm sending warm thoughts your way my friend.

 
At June 17, 2011 at 10:12 PM , Blogger More Milestones said...

Stay strong. The answer will come.
Sending you my thoughts and prayers.

 
At June 19, 2011 at 3:26 PM , Blogger Lourie said...

Prayers and angels are all around you. Best of luck to you and your son.

 
At June 19, 2011 at 3:55 PM , Blogger becca said...

hugs and i love my son's laughter and smile to

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