@heartstringz I have another question, because I do think about you and your situation a lot. On another thread you mentioned you'd been trying to get your DS to sleep for 3.5 hours, if I remember correctly, apart from feeds and changes.
Is he crying that whole time? Does he stop if you take him away from a sleep situation and play with him or take him outside for a minute? Or give him tummy time etc?
Likewise, when you first go out with him is he crying all the time? Or is he engaged and interested in his surroundings?