Lennon’s Story and why I raise awareness for organ donation
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Lennon’s Story and why I raise awareness for organ donation

It’s April and that means it’s Organ Donation Awareness Month. One month to talk about donating organs, tissues or eyes to save lives. I have always been an organ donor but not really considering the impact I could have on giving life to someone else. One person has the potential to save 8 other lives and help an additional 50 people. So who is Lennon and why does this all matter? Lennon is my youngest son (now a whopping 13 years of age) but we didn’t always know he would get this far. Lennon was born in 2003 and lived with an undiagnosed rare genetic disorder for 4 years. And one might wonder how this was undiagnosed for so long, and the simple and yet…

ADHD vs. OCD

ADHD vs. OCD

What a battle it is to have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder but to also have obsessive-compulsive disorder. I knew that Lennon had both for a long time and we have always treated the attention deficit issues as that seemed to be the most important to address. However, the healthier Lennon has gotten and the older he has gotten his OCD issues have definitely come to the forefront. But what does a 9-year old obsess over? His Birthday.Legos.Books (as long as it has to do with Legos anyways). Not so bad right? Well, I was thinking that until it becomes apparent that he cannot follow directions or listen/hear what is being said to him (and yes I keep his partial deafness in mind). His sole focus…