At the post office yesterday, I ran into a friend whom I haven’t seen in a while. Cindy is such a sweet person, with a wonderful family in the church we still call “home”.
Little did I know, but Cindy has been reading my blog! Welcome Cindy 🙂
We got to talking about our kids and one of the things we have in common with our sons — seizures. Her teenage son has had several seizures. They are different from the type of seizures my son experiences in that my son’s are always related to fever, and his are not.
She said something that later made me think, and served as a reminder to slow down a bit. With all the business of our life right now, I realize that I may be putting my son at more of a risk for seizure. She was talking about someone else that was told by a doctor to stay home if their child was tired and get him to rest. Rest is important and the lack of it often contributes to other problems, as we all know.
So, as I was thinking about that comment, I realized that my son does show signs of weariness right before seizure episodes. His latest one happened after 10:30 p.m. and on a day that he had not had a nap.
We have been doing too much — trying to squeeze every moment out of every day, and he sometimes misses naps or stays up too late. I know this is not good for him.
So…that being said, I appreciate the reminder, Cindy, (and God) to slow down. I resolve to try to manage my schedule better, and see to it that Brett is a more rested child.
As a matter of fact, it’s 10:16 a.m…….sounds like a good time for a morning nap. Guess I’ll have to go lay down WITH him! 😉