Christmas has come and gone. My mother remarked, and she’s absolutely right, that Christmas comes in with a roar and fades away quietly. And quiet was what we had for Christmas, blissfully.
Yesterday I got a call from his counselor – Tim apparently was fighting his psychosis harder than it appeared while he was home, and he’s starting to unravel back at school. It’s that time of year, but it is still breaking my heart. He’s pacing, talking to himself, refusing to shower, layering to extreme levels. Every year, when we hit this time of year, it still takes the wind out of me that all the meds and therapies still fail him, every winter. I talked to Tim last night, and he was proud of himself that he’d showered, and he was off to the movies. He’d turned the day around, through sheer willpower.
So -that’s our holiday recap – I hope 2011 brings you and your family stability, success, and joy. This year, my goal is to take joy in the little things, not hide out (which I have a tendency to do), and blog at least once a week. Stay warm!