Nine just sounds…old.
I think as each year passes I get more nervous about the future. I have no idea what it holds. NONE.
But so what? So what if I don’t know?
I didn’t know 7 years ago that he would talk.
I know he’s come far.
One major breakthrough – his diet. Up until we started the bio-med in the summer, he had a very hard time with not being able to eat what everyone else can, which would often end up in a meltdown. Now? He understands and accepts that his food is different and it poses no problem. That came with increased comprehension about why he has to eat gluten and dairy free foods. That’s progress. That’s why we could say yes when he asked if he could have his birthday party at Chuck E Cheese (god I hate that place).