I am not an expert on many things, in fact I am actually an expert on very little. Having never lived alone I can't run a house, I'd have no clue how to buy or sell a home and how to go about sorting out and paying for it. I have a pretty poor sense … Continue reading I am an expert in….me!!
A few days ago I was talking to a friend of mine (who also blogs and can be found at https://danonwheels.wordpress.com/) and we got onto the subject of doctors, I had had a particularly unhelpful doctors appointment where 95% of my issues and concerns had been dismissed as something that she couldn't do anything about, … Continue reading Why being called a medical “enigma” or “puzzle” is not helpful
As you may have noticed I've been absent for a few months again now. I've been struggling with both what to write, and with my own health and mental health. I'm hoping that I can start again fresh now it's the new year, I will rewrite some of the posts I've had sitting waiting and … Continue reading Why we need to change our perception of Autism
With sensory processing disorder comes the need to fiddle, chew, or do other stimming activities. As an adult this can be hard as I will explain in another post, but I recently came across a company called "chewigem" who have come up with some wonderful products to help with some of these. I was lucky … Continue reading A Chewy Habit!
I seem to have totally lost the ability to what most people would call a "normal conversation" I don't know whether this was a gradual process or it has just come about but I don't seem to be able to speak to people anymore!! Let me explain. I met an old friend in town … Continue reading Normal conversation??
As my post on my emergency kit was so popular I thought I'd share with you another "kit" of sorts - my insomnia and sleep kit. I've suffered with insomnia now for many years. I started with one or two nights a month, then it became a week. That then crept up until it was … Continue reading My insomnia and sleep kit!!
I've had a long week again. 2 hospital appointments and getting ready for my mum to go away (my sister and my niece will be staying with me to help me), and so I've been struggling again in more ways than one. The problem has been my brain fog again which has been awful. I've … Continue reading Brain Fog strikes again!!
I never thought that at the age of 38 without a baby that I'd be packing a bag of essentials to carry around with me. Unfortunately with the "unspeakable problem" screaming so loudly at the moment I've had to create my emergency kit so that whenever I go out for more than a few hours … Continue reading My emergency kit bag!!
Yet again two days ago saw me off to the hospital with mum for yet more blood tests!! We have researched and found out the quieter times because of my sensory problems and problems with crowds so late morning saw mum and me at the local hospital for my blood tests. Seems however that most … Continue reading Blood test deja vous!!
When I became disabled I was training for a teaching degree, which after postponements and an awful lot of trials and tribulations I achieved. However since that time my health has become steadily worse and so I've been unable to work. Life on benefits is far from what the media can make it out to … Continue reading Surveys surveys surveys!!