jenL Posted September 25, 2012 Share Posted September 25, 2012 I. am. exhausted. We are in week 4, and school is still taking forever. I have to break up the day because ds9 cannot go for long stretches. He's frustrated; I'm frustrated. I don't know what to do. On average, our days last from 9:30-4:30. We're not even getting it all done. He's on Strattera, at the maximum mg dosage for his weight, and I truly feel like it's not working. He's prone to fits of anger, tears, and complete and absolute inattentiveness more often than not. Falling asleep at night is a challenge despite melatonin, so I think fatigue is exacerbating things as well. I feel stuck. I'm wondering if his diagnosis is even correct. The ped said we'd need to move to a stimulant next. I'm afraid of that because he's so thin - 9.5 years and only 54 lbs soaking wet. He's a picky eater already, so I'm worried the stomach upset with a stimulant will throw him over the edge. I just feel lost... ...That is all. Thank you for listening. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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