I just wanted to update everyone on my little Elijah. On Tuesday when we were on our way to visit him he called me and said "Mommy I get to come home today". He sounded so happy. I talked to the nurse and social worker who confirmed this was true. My heart was so happy as I smiled from ear to ear, but was nervous about what things would be like once he got home. Tuesday afternoon and evening he was a little irritable and testy. Seeing what he could get away with, but no major issues. Yesterday was amazing. I saw a child I did not know was hiding inside of my little boy. He was calm, actually happy... not manic, but truly happy. He had a terrific day at school even though he did not want to go because his 1:1 was not there because of a death in her family. She will be out all week which upset him. He has been doing a great job telling me his feelings. We had to go for a half hour ride to bring his sis to the doctor and him to his counseling. He did awesome in the van, in the doctor's office which is usually not good for him. Usually in there he will hide, not socialize, or run out of the waiting room. He actually sat in the chair the whole time we were waiting, giggling at this cute little boy in the office. Then inside the doctors he was very well behaved and did not even mention he was bored. He had a productive counseling session too. Today was another awesome day. Great behavior at school and home. I love being with this child who I have not had the chance to know. He has never been like this in his whole life. His FST worker came today and she was amazed by what she saw. The hospital changed his medications. He is on Abilify 15 mg 1x day, Lithium 450 2x day, Clonidine .2 mg bedtime, and a medication called Desmopressin to help with his wetting at night. His FST worker thinks his Lithium is high, but that is what it took to get him at the therapeutic level the psychiatrist at the hospital said. I hope that when we go see his psychiatrist in a couple weeks he will leave his medications alone for now. I love my son no matter what mood he is in, but I love spending time with this child that was hiding inside him for so long wanting to come out, but unable to. These last couple days have been a gift. I pray that they will continue, but am happy that we got to have them. Elijah has never been feeling this good in his whole life. I have never seen him smile and be happy. I am so happy too. Know looking at him I know I made the right decision sending him to the psychiatric hospital even though it was so hard for me to do. I know it was the best thing for him and my family. I am happy that we did it and that he has some stability atleast for a while. .