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When 'noticing' results in Anxiety

Cadence’s definition of the word ‘notice’ encompasses all senses – hearing, sight, smell, touch and taste.

On reflection, it makes perfect sense that a child born with significant sensory differences in all senses, would ‘assume’ all people share these same differences.

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"I picked up a pen. I wrote my own deliverance.": Hamilton, and aspiring to write oneself out of trauma.

It has been a while since I updated this blog for several reasons. Life has been tumultuous, and until perhaps a month ago, relatively good. It’s taken a nosedive, and I have committed to reflecting on it. 1,902 more words

Mental Health

here, take my number

“How was drinks yesterday? Hold up, what is it you’re looking so anxious about now?”

“I’m just worried I’m gonna mess this up. I’m gonna do something he doesn’t like, and he’ll hear about it and he won’t stay.” 133 more words


A to Z - Y is for WHY?

The penultimate day of the A to Z Challenge and my Y today is why? Why emetophobia? I’ve asked myself this question so many times and I have yet to find an answer to it. 659 more words


First blog post

This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do with it.


Toddlers and babies, being toddlers and babies!

It is true that having kids can lead to many an amusing tale. This week alone I have had my first experience of projectile poop, and been puked all over at least three times. 736 more words


Twin without a flame

Thank God for my sister because today was hard for me. The clouds rolled in last night and I woke up heavy. I wanted so badly to find the answer to what I’ve been asking that it evaded me altogether. 281 more words