on 03-21-2007 at 01:50 PM (373 Views)
Today I am feeling all outa sorts...nothing to do with RAW though.
I was feeling very anxious this morning; met with the school district about my oldest son. They were doing an eval for autism; specifically aspergers (a type of high functioning autism, marked by high intelligence, but lacking social skills).
They decided to label him as PDD-NOS though, which is similar I suppose. PDD-NOS means he has some autistic traits, but also doesn't have others. Which is no surprise to me really since we have been dealing with this since he was 4. He is a strange case, since it is so mild in him. They even said that they do not for see him meeting this criteria in a few years since his symptoms
are so mild. FYI--he was already evaluated when he was 4 1/2 by a developmental pediatrician, and was considered, non-autistic, although he had some autistic characteristics. More ADHD. He is a puzzle anyways, and most people that meet him wouldn't think he was autistic....just a little "different". Anyways, it is a relief to have a name for it in a way; but in the same way disheartening..no one wants to hear that there child isn't typical.
To me he's perfect the way he is. I hate to label personality quirks...aren't we all "different" in some way. He is such a sweet, kind, loving child, and smart too. Anyways, i do want him to get help in the areas he needs to, so I guess it is a good thing.
When I got home from the meeting I had this impulse to go get something very cooked and SAD to eat, but I held off and got a handful of pistachio's and goji berries instead. Emotional eating! I feel better now though.
What I ate today: Day 4
16 oz. carrot/orange juice
handful of goji berries
handful of raw pistachios
leftover refrigerator soup from yesterday and some raw crackers from
one lucky duck Rosemary Quakers
2 raw chocolates from one lucky duck's valentine special
hmm....now it's 4:30 and I am really craving a bean burrito. Am I pregnant? LOL, maybe my period is coming along. Most likely. I want to be bad and eat something not raw....
Next morning....so my husband came home and he was down too...so he said let's go out to eat and get you that bean burrito. While we were driving,
we decided on sushi instead (not as fattening and heavy as tex-mex).
So I did eat some cooked but not too bad I suppose.
I did order 2 salads to start with, a regular salad with ginger dressing ( I LOVE ginger btw) and a seaweed salad. I did order some salmon & spicy tuna sushi, but you know what? they weren't nearly as good as I remember! I made myself eat them cause, i was hungry, and they are expensive. Maybe it tasted better before cause I drank sake with them???? or maybe all this green stuff is truely changing my taste buds. I am really prefering my veggies/fruit over meat; that's a good thing. So I guess the rice was the biggest non-raw thing I ate in reality. I did not drink though. Just water.
We came home, tucked the kids in bed, and cuddled and watched a movie; the new James Bond that just came out on dvd.
I had the hardest time falling asleep. I think I finally fell asleep around 3. I was so pissed when the alarm went off to get the kids ready for school. Better now though!
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