Saturday, September 26, 2009

Sore looser

As some of you may have read in my last post, Blaine has an obsession with AFL football. Well today was grand final day between Geelong Cats and St Kilda Saints. It doesn't matter what teams are playing, Blaine will always back a team and barrack like he would his own. Well today he was barracking for the saints. It was an awesome game and on the edge of your seat until the last second of the match. Well the Cats won and Blaine was hysterical. There was no chance of calming him down and he was an absolute mess. Yep I took pics at the start just to show you all what a sore looser looks like.

Well this went on for so long, and I lost it. Poor kid.... I should learn that Autistic kids have obsessions and have high emotions but yet like all kids, they tend to take you to a point you wish you never went to. Well after a while I got him calmed down and his poor little bum wasnt red anymore and we had another discussion about winning and loosing and how life goes.
He must have been so upset because I started cooking dinner and thought he was really quiet. I went searching the house and found him in bed and asleep at 6.30. Poor bugger, and i feel terrible. I've been in every half hour or so giving him a kiss and watching him.
Why is it they can get into your weak points and make you crack like an egg. I tell ya, this parenting thing will be the end of me. Anyway, thanks for letting me vent. I hope your weekend is better than mine and warmer + drier too...


Hetty Hall said...

Oh no poor Blaine, it must be so hard for him to understand but I can understand you eventually cracked though, autistic or not there is only so much you can take, I would have been the same. You are a good mum though so don't beat yourself up about it. I am sure today will be a much better day.
Hugs xx

domestic.blizz said...

It's a tough job being the mum of an aspie. They really can drive you to the brink of despair yet if you get angry with them and then see their hearts broken you can get such a case of the guilts.

You are a great mum Lorrie and Blaine is so lucky to have you.