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Old Feb 6 2010, 10:22 PM   #841
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Sometimes those decisions can be hard to make. I rang my mum yesterday and she said Nan has gone down-hill somewhat and finding it hard to string sentences together so she will move in with her, even though she's finding it frustrating at the moment. There's lots of stuff going on and I, being the dutiful ish daughter that I am, said if she needs to escape, to come to our place even if it's for a few days. We will see what happens.
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My thoughts are with you mum, Jube and you. It is a tough decision all around.

Update on us:

Last Monday, ds#1 open the car door of my friends car on the 110 fwy becasue he was upset. He is safe, but the fact that he open it and said he was getting out of the car is not a good sign. So on Tuesday after school he and I went to the Kaiser ER to see the ER psych/behavior team. After 5 hours, and a gut wrenching decision I hope never to make again, he was transported to a hospital for a 72 hour hold. Within the first 24 hours I talk with his psychologist about his behavior be a result of depression and agreed to try him on anti-depressant. With that decision, it was agreed that he spend a week there so she could monitor and make sure there was no severe side affects. He is doing well there. I will check him out on Monday at 8PM after my masters class. We have been through so much with ds#1's behavior problems that I am afraid to hope that we might be on our way out of this dark hole, yet the thought of hospitalizing him again is unbearable.

Otherwise, I have done my best to be there for ds#2. He has been going through his own turmoil over this. His response to his teacher about his sadness was "we are twins".

Work has been hectic but kept me sane. My mom has backed off, but I can't wait til she no longer lives with me.
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My thoughts are with you mum, Jube and you. It is a tough decision all around.

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Last Monday, ds#1 open the car door of my friends car on the 110 fwy becasue he was upset. He is safe, but the fact that he open it and said he was getting out of the car is not a good sign. So on Tuesday after school he and I went to the Kaiser ER to see the ER psych/behavior team. After 5 hours, and a gut wrenching decision I hope never to make again, he was transported to a hospital for a 72 hour hold. Within the first 24 hours I talk with his psychologist about his behavior be a result of depression and agreed to try him on anti-depressant. With that decision, it was agreed that he spend a week there so she could monitor and make sure there was no severe side affects. He is doing well there. I will check him out on Monday at 8PM after my masters class. We have been through so much with ds#1's behavior problems that I am afraid to hope that we might be on our way out of this dark hole, yet the thought of hospitalizing him again is unbearable.

Otherwise, I have done my best to be there for ds#2. He has been going through his own turmoil over this. His response to his teacher about his sadness was "we are twins".

Work has been hectic but kept me sane. My mom has backed off, but I can't wait til she no longer lives with me.
Hope things get better for you I start my own religion classes in April a five Sat. morning I am more worry about my classes for the directorship for the blind outeach center, I think God had a reson for me to live and I this why he want me to help out other with this problem.
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Old Feb 16 2010, 02:38 AM   #844
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Thank you. You will do good with your classes.

Ds#1 came home tonight and we are all adjusting. I will write more once I have had some sleep.
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That was a short 72 hours! And what happened to the week's assessment?
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Old Feb 17 2010, 01:07 AM   #847
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P'ter he went in last Tuesday (Feb 9th). I was not able to post til a couple days ago due to everything.

Thanks for the hugs kc. I hope to see you again soon.
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Old Feb 17 2010, 02:01 AM   #848
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Hugs and an open ear - Hope your world will slow down and stop spinning long enough for you to get some respite. Let's see if we can settle down for a good chat together, and some good virtual herbal tea!

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Fair enough Dena; I didn't realise the time lag.

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Don't worry P'ter...time lag gets all of us at times.

Here's the latest:
We met with the autism specialist and will continue to meet with her regularly. This week we will meet with the psychologist. Eventually we will meet with the psychologist and autism specialist. I hope it all helps, but I am running out of energy and it feels like ds#1 does not care. He seems to fight everything; however, he does redirect with help. It just feels like we are runing out of time and he needs to start taking responsibiltiy for his choices. Tonight he would not stop taunting his brother. It took multiple re-directions and reminding him that if he keeps it up he will end up back in the hospital which makes me feel like sh*t. At the same time, ds#2 can ignore him only so much and by responding it continues longer and I still have to deal with him after I have ds#1 under control. He is frustrated, angry and hurt too. He wants his brother back. Yeah, like all siblings they had their fights, but lately ds#1 seems to always be "mean" to his younger brother for no reason. My mom does not help because she never sees what ds#1 is doing and further frustrates ds#2; however, unless I win the lotto, find a "sugar daddy", etc. there is no changing her living with us right away. I am trying to not give up on ds#1, but it is getting hard.
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Hhmmm.....ponders, there's not much one can do to help when one is too far away to be of any great help. Plus the rules and regulations of helping families is relatively different for each country which makes it hard when one is another country. All I can do for the moment is send zen to you and hope for the best, even when it's crazy, mixed up, la-la land of zany-ness. As Crochetlady said, do come in for a cuppa and a chat as it helps to get the nutti-ness of life out of the way sometimes.
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Old Feb 23 2010, 01:21 AM   #852
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Thanks jube... I will definitely try to come in.
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Old Feb 24 2010, 12:07 AM   #853
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No problem-o. Chaos can change when one gets stuff off their chest occasionally.
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Much hugs, with the hope of energy coming your way through the computer! I'm praying, my friend, for more help and support for you.

Hang in there! Remind yourself how strong you are! You didn't get where you are by accident. You got there on purpose! Your hard work is going to pay off. God shut Noah up in the ark, and left him to drift on the water a very long time. But he didn't forget about Noah. And God hasn't forgotten you! He loves you, and you are very special to Him! He would not bring you this far, to leave you to this battle alone - even if it sometimes seems like it!

You ARE doing what you know is right in handling your boys. You know them better than anybody. The thing is, I could offer you suggestions, but I think I'd sound something like your Mom (which I wouldn't want to do ! heh!), because I don't know how to deal with the problems you've been dealing with all along. Fortunately for you, I know when my knowledge doesn't come close to being sufficient for giving advice in some situations! However, I do want to say that I admire your steadfastness in dealing with both boys and their special needs. Certainly that will work out well for you, and the results will be remarkable!

As I indicated at the beginning of this post: I've prayed for you, I'm still praying for you, and I'll continue to pray for you. {{{hugs}}}

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And if you thought Noah had it tough: re-read Job!
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thanks for the encouragement and chuckle (Noah and Job)

I took ds#2 to the Kaiser nurse clinic then onto see the pediatrician. He manage to get his belly button infected. Don't ask how because I have no clue. She swabbed it and sent it to the lab then proscribe and antibiotic for him to take. If the results come back that he needs a different antibiotic then they will change his prescription. Leave it to my child to go on his first antibiotic for a belly button infection.

Tomorrow ds#1 and I meet with the psychologist at Kaiser to continue the follow up with him since his hospitalization. However, I talked with our in home behavioral support and it seems that the new meds are not helping. Oh well... so we continue to try to figure out how to help him help himself or something like that.

Otherwise, I have three papers due in two weeks and lots of other stuff. I may get to sleep on a regular basis at the end of March.
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O Lord! Honey, I'm gonna be using these old prayer bones alot, I guess! And I would've said something about Job, but what I was going for was that feeling of you've been left to bob along on the water for who-knows-how-long. Looks like my knees will have some flat spots to them soon!

Well, you know - your son is a unique individual! (DS #2)

Hopefully, DS #1 will get some realistic help soon. You could use some relief from the worries, right now.

Ack! And you have 3 papers due in about 2 weeks? And from what you've said about the work you have done in the past year, you'll do great on them. You must be one of those people who just "hammers down" on the subject at hand and don't look to the left or the right, but focus intently upon it. From the description of your life at this stage of your education - I'm convinced you're a walking - ok, crutch/cast-enabled - walking miracle where that part of your life is concerned! Do NOT understand how you can handle the bum foot, the kids, your Mom and work AND school, too. Kudos, young lady, kudos! And I bet you're an awesome teacher for your students, too!

Ok. Now I'll get back down on the prayer bones....

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Thank you CrochetLady.

I am working on those papers right now. Well when I'm not trying to catch up.

I am plugging forward. Ds#1 is "behaving" but he is not able to be left alone. According to Ds#2 he has had 0% improvement. At this point, he behaves so "selfishly" that I wonder if he will ever get it. Of course according to my mom he is so "compassionate". I know he cares, but his lack of impulse control especially with his brother is frustrating.
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AAaahh .... sibling rivalry .... know it well. Had to deal with 3 siblings myself as well as 2 half-siblings and at least half of us had various problems with school etc. Know it well indeed-y Tell DS#1 and DS#2 that there are others who do care about them, here on MoM and if they wish to talk, please do so.


PS, Due to nan's various problems, my mum has decided that all visits north will be regulated to few and far between as she thinks that nan will conveniently forget to eat, go to appointments etc unless she's reminded on a regular basis. That's okay, may be able to convince her to go on a holiday later in the year, either to Queensland or to somewhere in Victoria. We hope that all's well your way though and keep up a smile or 2 when you come aboard MoM
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Thanks Jube and my thoughts are with your mum.

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I receive a B in my Coun 501 (I had to take an I because of my broken foot in the Fall and finished it last quarter), an A in my Autism Fieldwork class (I completed my Autism Certificate with three A's and one B ), and a C in my Multicultural in Special Education class (I am disappointed because my C was a result of the teacher not being clear about how heavy she was going to grade according to APA style instead of the content). Oh well at least I won't have to take it again.

This quarter I am taking Coun 502, EDSP 500 (Research methods) and EDSP 595B (meets twice and with it I clear my credential and do not have to think about anything related to it for 5 years ). I will take the summer off then finish the coursework for my BCBA and Masters next school year.

Ds#1 is up and down but nothing drastic lately which is a relief, but at the same time exhausting.

Ds#2 is completely fed-up with grandma and his brother's self centered behavior. I am trying to help him through it, but my heart breaks for him.
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Sometimes, children are not sure what to make of life at times. They have yet to work out all the details. Even adults have yet to work it out as well but we'll give it a damn good try, just to get ahead.
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Apparently Jube's mum is thinking of putting her mum into a senior's home so she's got help with bits and pieces but hasn't discussed with her mum about it lately. Was planning to go down and pick up a new washing machine for her as her nan's machine is broken but ma-in-law is going to see if Harvey Norman will do it instead. Whatever ... still got to go there to pick stuff up for Jube anyway and her mum's thinking of visiting. Me, I'll do whatever it takes to keep the peace LOL. Anyway popped in to see what's happening and CONGRATS on the grades. Not sure on what to do with the boys, never having met them.
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Thanks everyone.

I loved the Hebrew and English, GinnyStar.

As for the boys, spacedog, I know them and there are times I am ready to pull my hair out.

I survived three days and two nights in a hotel with my mom though there were moments. It was worth it to see my sister. I wish I could see my sister more. She still lives in the desert. Her and her fiance are trying hard to get out to the LA area so we can be close to each other, but the economy is not helping. Our mom will probably move back to the desert in Sept which will be good for all. She is more willing to share the driving for "visits" because that was was killed me before. It was like I was her personal taxi even though she has her own car because she was "scared" to drive to LA. It was one of the reasons I moved her into my house. Though that decision has been a difficult one from the beginning; it was the only option at the time.

I look forward to the day when I can visit with my sister and her fiance without our mom around.

Otherwise, I am putting off doing research on a topic for my lit review in my research methods class. Hee Hee!

I hope one day to travel and meet everyone in person... you guys are great. hugs and kisses
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Hubby (Spacedog) only gets on every now and again so he hasn't followed your story properly. My mum and I had a discussion about autism and she reckons when I was little (and looking back on it now), I probably had a form of it but .... it's a huge BUT .... in those days, it wasn't something that was quite as well known as it is now, like Down Syndrome was. So for her to get it diagnosed, was like from the doctors "Well we don't know what to do with your daughter, we'll put her in the too hard basket so guess what - put up with it!" So as a result, it was never diagnosed properly but that's what my mum reckons and I can certainly relate to DS#1 with the temper tantrums, the mood swings etc, where-as my brothers and sister would certainly relate to DS#2. It is one possiblity that would explain the "foot-in-mouth" disease, getting halfway through a conversation and forgetting what was said etc even writing it out here on MoM sometimes I have to backtrack in order to get things straight. I won't go to get it checked out now for the simple reason, that as a kid going to counsellors, doctors, social workers etc kind of put a damper on life in some respects because as said before, 25-30 years ago, they really didn't/don't want to know that kind of thing - sorry it's kind of hard to describe really -probably meant well but because they didn't know how to treat it, treated one like one didn't know jack-s**t about anything in life. If one had/has a decent doctor, counsellor, social worker - life would be hell of a lot better, it certainly makes it easier.
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Considering all the trials you are dealing with at this time, it's amazing that you got such good grades. C's are nothing to complain about, when they help you NOT have to take that particular class again! You are stellar, Dear "Adopted" Daughter!! I'm so amazed at you!

How's the foot doing these days?

Hope Passover was good for you, this year, and not too much disruption with the boys during the holidays.

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Thank you everyone. I am honored CrochetLady to be your "daughter".

Jube, your mom is probably right. The history of disabilities is full misdiagnosises until a doctor or such "discovers" the new disability and "defines" it.

As for me, I had the "wire removal" surgery on Friday. The surgery was quick but my foot hurts when I walk. I see the doctor on April 27th to have the stitches removed and be placed back in "normal" shoes. Currently I wear a "walking sandal" on my right foot when walking. The wire that was removed held the shattered bone together until it healed. The bone is healed... thus it was time to remove the wire. Soon I will be hiking again with my boys.
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Old Apr 18 2010, 02:43 AM   #869
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Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!! Wire removed! Normal shoes! Let's celebrate!!

Very glad to hear that the bone is healed, now.

I remember using the "walking sandal" (which I still have in my shoe storage bag in my closet), when I broke my foot (right one, also - I identify totally!) one day walking out of the dentist's office to go to my car, and slipped off of the sidewalk curb with a strange twist to my foot. Don't know why I have saved that "walking sandal". Good memories?? Doubt it...but then, it was one of those rare times when my husband said, "don't do anything and lie down with your foot up until I get home!"

Well, congratulations on having the wire out. Stitches next. Thank goodness that is going well for you.

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Hooray ~ back to being able to walk normally, well at least being able to do stuff without crutches anyway WOOHOO!
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Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!! Wire removed! Normal shoes! Let's celebrate!!

Very glad to hear that the bone is healed, now.

I remember using the "walking sandal" (which I still have in my shoe storage bag in my closet), when I broke my foot (right one, also - I identify totally!) one day walking out of the dentist's office to go to my car, and slipped off of the sidewalk curb with a strange twist to my foot. Don't know why I have saved that "walking sandal". Good memories?? Doubt it...but then, it was one of those rare times when my husband said, "don't do anything and lie down with your foot up until I get home!"

Well, congratulations on having the wire out. Stitches next. Thank goodness that is going well for you.

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Sorry to quote the whole thing but a 'walking dandle' Dan J. had to were one when his top of his top got rubbed raw from trying to something he requested as a gift which didn't work out for him. steel-toe work boods, he has bad feet and hamber toes too!
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OUCH GinnyStar. My walking sandal was painless but I am still gone it is over.

As for another subject:
I had to say "goodbye" to my dearest friend. I will not accept her one-sided demands. When we were in high school I watched her shut her family out because they disagreed with her. Over time, it seemed she had learn from it and grown up. However, she has done to me what she did to them because I spoke up about her current choices. I keep hoping she would be willing to sit down and talk, but her last email told me otherwise. The pain is beyond explaining. Thanks for listening.
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Sorry you had to do that, but I am proud of you for recognizing what was going on and standing up for yourself!

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A belated "mother's day" from us too.

You are entitled to your opinions and if your friend is unable to accept them, then .... there's a little quote that springs to mind "True friends are like diamonds ~ precious and rare. False ones are like autumn leaves ~ found everywhere". Perhaps it is time to move her on and treat her like an acquaintance rather then a friend. At least this way, you can still treat her politely enough with an hello etc but not the heart~to~heart kind of friend. Not sure what else to say here.
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I can kinda understand you, got a freind who reminds me not quite a proddy green and her rider, . She can be fine some of time, but she how I put it trying to take something that we've done in the past, and twist to her needs "unsure here if I've got the right wording"

Before she moved out of Wausau, out in country near by and I was at home with my family a class reunion for my graduation class of 1995 came to pass, I just was being polite to let her know that I would in town for the weekend, (note I spoke to her mother first for she is the one who pick-up the phone and the idea came from her), she asked were I would be staying for the weekend, I told probably at a motel, and she said no come and stay with us, I've spend several weekends during the time she and I when to the tech at her home. Also my friend offer her room for the weekend, for she knew I have had problems with the steep stairs in the guest room, they had in the basement. We had a fine weekend, her mother was kind to drive me back and forth to the reunion get together wouldn't even take gas money, I might add, so I want to pay her back so knowing they went out to brunch I paid for that for the whole family, which might be the start of part of this 'hiss fit' with her and I.

She told me, one time I talked to her about it, I had 'invited myself into their home, hog her bedroom, why don't ask me and such, I still keep in contact with her via the blind outreach group, and her family, also she want to the director for our group, but she didn't have the real work experiences I've had. It connect to, and supported by the church / כנסיה
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Thank you guys. You are the best. Your support is a blessing.

Update:
My teaching job is awesome... I am glad the Academy did not renew my contract last summer and I was available to apply for this job. I have a contract for next year (2nd year as a probationary teacher). If they renew my contract next spring, then I will have tenure aka a permanant contract. As long as I stay at Schurr, I will be teaching for awhile.

I finish my credential aka I have my level 2 (permanant credential) that requires I renew it every 5 years through classes, workshops, seminars, etc. I completed my Autism certificate with an "A" in my practicum.

On a personal note: My mom is doing her best to keep my life in chaos. However, I refuse to allow it but it is exhausting. Ds#2 is "clinically depressed" which he expresses through arguing, getting in trouble because grandma does it and does not get in trouble.

Ds#1 has great days then melts down over the pillows... I am surviving and hoping that he will be able to control his impulses without meds and on his own when he is older.

Otherwise, I am awake and slowly digging my way out of "hell".
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Looks like you're doing a role swap.

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Wonderful on the A in your Autism practicum. I'm so proud of you! I think you're living proof that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Just keep on hangin' in there, you're going to be ok. And congratulations on getting the permanent credential - that's awesome!

Glad you're trying to get your son to be able to control his impulses without medication, although they have better ones than they used to, now.

Because the dr. thought my DS had ADD, we gave him Ritalin, and it made him so depressed that at 7 years old, he threatened to jump out a second-story window and kill himself. Not sure if he actually knew how permanent a fix to his problems that would be, but it sure scared the living daylights out of me, and he was one very miserable 7-year-old! Of course I took him off of the medication immediately, and he calmed down right away. That was about 14 years ago. He's pretty much all grown up, now, and still having trouble figuring out what he wants to be "when he grows up". (Way off-subject: He had fun when he was about 12 or 13, I think it was, e-mailing with Anne's youngest granddaughter from Alec's family, back when Alec was running Anne's website. He thought the granddaughter looked cute in her riding outfit! I think she is about the same age as he is.)

I hope your DS#1 is able to manage self-control, also, but it sounds like it will be more difficult than usual, for him.

Hope you will be able to take some time off for a vacation (without your Mom) as soon as school is out for the summer. Seems like when you and the boys get to take some time off together, you all manage to have a good time together. Here's to a good summer!

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Thank you both

It has been nice teaching and not have to go to school this past 4 weeks with one week to go. I have the month of August off but no extra money so I will be hiking and visiting local places with my boys. Vacation and broke thanks to their sperm donor who is making sure from prison that no extra money from his family comes the boys way because if that happen he would not get all the video games and correspondences courses he is getting. His latest is a French course. Thanks for listening to my rant.

Ds#2 will be pick up from summer camp. He spent 3 weeks swimming, horse back riding, hiking, etc thanks to a wonderful scholarship program at the camp. Ds#1 was unable to go this year because I am still paying the loan off for his 1-on-1 from last year; however, if he can reach his goals and they are attainable, he will be able to go back next summer. The camp is willing to put an extra counselor in his group for a smaller counselor to camper ratio.

I will spend part of August looking for low income places for my mom. She says she wants her own place but she does nothing about it and I am tired of having to spend every weekend away from my home for peace. I want to be able to stay at my house. I want to feel like it is my house instead of a place I go to.

I will be teaching at my high school with my same group of students in the fall which I am excited about. I will turn in my transcripts and my level 2 credential for a pay raise which hopefully will allow me to be able to start saving but we will see.

On the crazy side of it, I have to write an appeal to Financial aide explaining why I have extra units but not my masters because they "were not aware of me working towards my credential or autism certificate" even though I could not get a Masters in Special Education without a credential -- paperwork!

I hope everyone is have a good summer
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I hope you're having a good summer too. Paperwork, particularly unnecessary paperwork, is just so dreary. I can't stand administrivia, and since I work for the government, I see enough of it. :p
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