"Of all the animals, the BOY is the most unmanageable!" ~ Plato

3.09.2007

somebody save me....

Jake is home AGAIN today! He's had a low grade fever since last Friday. Now, in his defense, he has been diagnosed with both anxiety disorder and bipolar disorder. I don't know which, if either of those, is correct. AND he's not on ANY meds for either one anyway. SO, I guess it's not 100% his fault that he's being a raging terd! He had a HUGE rage episode last night. This is something we haven't seen for awhile now. In the course of 3 hours, he was fighting with Jon (who's MUCH bigger) pulling his hair, hitting him, throwing things at him, flipping him off and cussing him out. Oh yeah, he even pulled a knife on him and said he was going to kill him! He hit, pushed and yelled at both Tucker and Tanner (more Tuck than Tan) He yelled quite a bit at me when I had to tell him to take a break in his room. He was SUPER defiant with both me and Jared and so he was sent to bed early. He was finally escorted down to his room by Jared and then threw everything he could get his hands on at him! 30 minutes later, he SWORE that Jared had taken all his things away! He couldn't even seem to remember that he THREW them at him! It's times like this that make me wish they had *emergency meds* to be administered as needed. I think they would have to come in the form of darts....you know, dart gun type darts. I don't know how I'd ever be able to coerce him into taking a pill when he's like this. UGH! I could REALLY use a vacation!

1 comment:

Mom of 4 Busy Kids said...

I feel for you Dana. I also have a son with these types of issues. He has Sensory Integration Dysfunction, and ADHD. It can be so frustrating when they go into obsessive meltdown mode. They turn into someone completely out of control. It must have been a rough night for you guys. Hopefully things start looking up in the next couple of days. I have 4 kids and they have all been rangy little buggers the last few weeks. I think we all need a little sunshine...and a valium to boot!!