This is what drives me crazy. There are so many things about difficult child I can deal with on a day to day basis without losing my mind ... the arguing, the attitude, the emotional outbursts, the whining, the constant talking, the goofiness, the doctor's appts, the medication refills, the explaning to others, the search for ways to help him, the constant shifting of behavior modification ... ALL of these things I can handle ... but waiting for the other shoe to drop is what gives me high blood pressure. difficult child did really pretty well considering everything the first half of this year, then the other shoe dropped and it very nearly involved the law, dramatically changed our lives and still has me on my toes every minute with him. But things have been good again, for at least two months and I hate that I can't enjoy it because I know, I just KNOW, the other shoe will drop soon and I'll be dealing with some unexpected, overwhelming, life changing event with difficult child. I continue on with the psychiatrist and therapist visits, refills, appointments, books on behavior, ... and I wait. I look forward to the day I go barefoot.