My dear and loyal readers, you know the drill by now, I’m an Aspie, I have various medical conditions and various disabilities, and I’m Queer as that rainbow that’s coming after the thunderstorm that’s currently raging outside your window. Here’s the thing though. Having a list of labels a mile long means I can quiteContinue reading “When you’ve met one person with…”
In just over 6 months I turn 35. I’ll have been alive been alive 30 years longer than doctors expected. And I’m proud of that. A lot prouder than I am of most things in my life, because it marks me as a survivor against all odds. The scar that runs from my left underContinue reading “Milestones, New Chapters, Positive Steps”
Emotions are confusing things for me. Big terrifying balls of confusion, even the happy ones. They feel like they are consuming me, and combine a particularly powerful one with external stimuli and I would really like to crawl out of my skin. When I get stuck inside an emotion, I become trapped in a cycleContinue reading “Trapped inside emotion – an Aspie perspective on dealing with emotions”
This week hits me like a tonne of bricks, every year. I always think that it might be easier, but it never is. Tomorrow I celebrate 3 years in my little flat and on Wednesday I will mourn 14 years since I lost my Mum. The pain that comes from it is always intense andContinue reading “Grief”
One of the things that gets pushed to the back of my mind when I’m anxious is spirituality. I’m generally a quite spiritual person but when my anxiety has been as it is lately it gets pushed to the side by the all consuming darkness. Momma reminded me recently of the power of prayer, mantras,Continue reading “Spirituality when faced with anxiety”
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS POST IS ABOUT WHAT I’M CURRENTLY DEALING WITH. I DO NOT WANT TO TRIGGER ANYONE WHO HAS ANXIETY AND WOULD RECOMMEND THAT YOU DO NOT READ IT IF YOU FEEL LIKE IT MIGHT.