Grief is a normal, natural reaction to getting a new diagnosis. I recently wrote about my own reactions to a new, unexpected diagnosis over at Teddy’s blog.
Recently, my kiddo’s picked up a fair number of new diagnoses. Three were not surprises, one was. Sort of…
And I’m full on going through the five stages of grief over this.
And it’s ok.
I think, too many times, special needs and/or medical needs parents feel like the process we go through when we get a new diagnosis is weird or unacceptable or weak. But it isn’t.
Read the rest of this article over at Teddy Bear’s Journey.