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Does her anxiety look big in this?

Last year, a week before her fifth birthday, my beautiful daughter was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. She understands the world very differently. She struggles with changes to routines, has sensory issues, has balance and co-ordination issues, loves repetition, and struggles a lot in social situation, but more than any of these she mostly struggles with severe anxiety. 772 more words


Yesterday afternoon and evening were very strange.  I’ve never felt so detached from the world and there was no way I could get out of it.   198 more words

Journal Entry: Trying to Pray

That lovely poem was on my mind.

I tried to remember gratitude as an antidote to heartbreak. I tried to pay attention. I smelled the cool air. 309 more words


Forgetfulness leaves a bitter taste

It’s finally happened. I’m left with such a bitter taste in my throat.

Lack of organisation and extreme goldfish attention span had me scrabbling in the medicine drawer for the liquid version of prozac because all my pills are gone. 245 more words


Cause these things will change

Tonight we’ll stand, get off our knees,  Fight for what we’ve worked for all these years ,And the battle was long, it’s the fight of our lives ,And we’ll stand up champions tonight…………..These walls that they put up to hold us back fell down ,It’s a revolution, throw your hands up ,Cause we never gave in.

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The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week ... in Review

This has turned out to be a hard week. It’s only Thursday .. well, technically it’s just turned into Friday, but that’s nit picking. So, let’s talk about the week. 770 more words