Travelling with multiple disabilities and conditions – the essentials before I’ve even left home.

I’ve got a couple of trips coming up in the next month or so. Trips I’m more than excited for, but that are also anxiety inducing. They aren’t too far away, but they do involve planning. A lot of planning. I need to know exactly what I’m taking with me. I need to look atContinue reading “Travelling with multiple disabilities and conditions – the essentials before I’ve even left home.”

Who’s the F***ing Snowflake?

A rundown of the past week: I posted about my past and lost a friend of 17 years who thought it was more important for me to do something they wanted me to do than that I finally felt able to say ‘This is me, this is why I have PTSD.’ Only a few monthsContinue reading “Who’s the F***ing Snowflake?”

When you’ve met one person with…

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…”

Milestones, New Chapters, Positive Steps

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”

Tearing at my flesh- A Poem (TRIGGER WARNING)

BEFORE YOU READ THIS, PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IT COULD BE A TRIGGER IF YOU SELF-HARM. I DO NOT WANT TO TRIGGER ANYONE AND AM MERELY TRYING TO GET MY OWN THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS TOGETHER. It’s tearing up inside me This pain that radiates Causes my depression to Tumble into darkness My fingers seek outContinue reading “Tearing at my flesh- A Poem (TRIGGER WARNING)”

Travelling as an Aspie with other disabilities 

I love travelling. I love being somewhere with different sights. In that I’m not that different from my NT (neurotypical) sister. But I have a checklist that relates to my Aspie nature as well as my Arthritis, my Irlen Syndrome, my PTSD, my Asthma, and my Endometriosis that others wouldn’t even think about. If I’mContinue reading “Travelling as an Aspie with other disabilities¬†“

Mental Health Check-In

Things are changing when it comes to my mental health. They are slow and gradual changes, but they are changes nonetheless. Things are taking a gradual move into the positive direction and I want to document that here on my blog. I’m not going to cut any corners in this post, so I suggest youContinue reading “Mental Health Check-In”

I am living, not just surviving.

Someone recently told a dear friend of mine that she and I are survivors. And it’s true we have come through a lot, we have faced the obstacles and challenges that greet us and we have tackled them to the best of our capabilities. We have shown strength that we didn’t know we were capableContinue reading “I am living, not just surviving.”