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Blake was so excited about ... by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Blake was so excited about his birthday yesterday. On Wednesday, Eric let him pick out one of his gifts at WalMart. He picked a Thomas the train. He asked for it every ... Read on »
This afternoon, it was fifty ... by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics This afternoon, it was fifty degrees out and sunny, so Blake thought that meant he should go onto the porch in his underwear. lol. Of course, it was warmer in the porch, ... Read on »
Drew got home from school earl ... by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Drew got home from school early yesterday. I had planned on us picking Blake up from school. Then I got the bright idea instead of just picking Blake up, that I'd bring D ... Read on »
Eric and I are off work today ... by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Eric and I are off work today for Good Friday. Blake slept in until 7:45 this morning, and Drew is still sleeping! Unheard of in the Meyer house. I got up with Blaker and ... Read on »
My friend Jodie won an Oscar M ... by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics My friend Jodie won an Oscar Mayer Hot Dog House Party. She had too many people coming for her house, but decided to move it to the park. Blake and his hot dog Dre ... Read on »
On Sunday morning, we had Frag ... by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics On Sunday morning, we had Fragile X researchers from University of Kansas at our house. We've been involved in a communication study for awhile. They came to see Drew. Er ... Read on »
The "Me Bag" by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Drew had to do a project where he found pictures and glued them to a brown paper bag. The pictures were to represent things that described him or showed things he likes.  He ... Read on »
11 step program for those wanting to have kids by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Lesson 1 1. Go to the grocery store. 2. Arrange to have your salary paid directly to their head office. 3. Go home. 4. Pick up the paper. 5. Read it for the last time ... Read on »
A Blake Funny by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Tonight, Eric decided to clean out the dryer hose. He had been working in the laundry room for a little while, then went into the crawlspace to work from below. I was hold ... Read on »
A boost of self-confidence by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Drew has a bad habit of saying, "I can't!"  He says it a lot.  He'll ask for more milk, so I'll say, "sure, why don't you get out the jug?"  He oftentimes replies by saying ... Read on »
A confused conversation by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Me: Guys, get your shoes on, we're getting ready to leave. Drew: We're going to the fair? Me: Yep, later. Drew: I go in the RED car. Me: Sorry, ... Read on »
A Diesel Ducy of his own by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics As many parents of Fragile X know, our guys (and girls!) can be a little obsessed with things.  The professionals call it having high interest areas.  For years, Drew has lo ... Read on »
A doctor appointment by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics About a month ago, Blake went to the doctor for a cough he had.  He ended up having bronchitis and getting a prescription for Zithromax.  It seemed to get better for awhile, ... Read on »
A Drew Funny by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics After school, Drew came home and wanted to take his glasses off. I told him no, that he had to keep them on. He said, "Um, I'll just put them in my suitcase right here." ... Read on »
A Drew Funny by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Drew has a favorite song titled Firm Foundation.  It goes, "Jesus, you're my firm foundation.  I know I can stand secure..."  and so forth.  He calls the song "Jesus"  We ha ... Read on »
A Drew Funny by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I was talking with Drew about Brian, one of his favorite camp workers.  (Brian wasn't there last week, so we talked about Brian a lot today) Me:  You know how your name i ... Read on »
A Drew Funny by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Drew is watching Max and Ruby right now, and they are talking about a chocolate chiken. Drew came in the kitchen and said: Drew: Mom, where's my chocolate chicken? M ... Read on »
A Drew quickie by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics After it rained all afternoon, I just looked out the window to see great big flakes of snow falling. I said, "Drew! Look, it's snowing!" And he said, "Where I go?" Confu ... Read on »
A Drew Story by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Yesterday, when Drew came home from school, his aide told me that he'd been talking about going to see Grandma V. and riding in her red car. She told him maybe he'd have to c ... Read on »
A fair to remember by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics As we do every year, we went to the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday and Thursday. It was rainy on Wednesday. We picked Danielle up early from camp on the way and went to meet m ... Read on »