You see what you want to see

So the month of Autism Awareness/Acceptance is nearly at and end for another year and at some point we will hear about how successful the campaign has been. For me in the UK this will be from the National Autistic Society, they have been running the "To Much Information" campaign and recently have focused on … Continue reading You see what you want to see

What’s going on?

I would never claim that I have a hard life or that things are unfair, whilst it certainly isn't easy and there have been some straight up horrible bits, I am in many ways incredibly lucky. That said I feel like I'm on a bungee cord above the opening of a volcano, one minute I … Continue reading What’s going on?

Fun, Fitness and Pain.

Sometime your mind and body do not agree and for me that is defiantly what is happening. Now I'm not old by any stretch of the imagination at least I'm not if your an adult, the children I work with think I'm ancient. The grey is starting to appear in my beard and I've been … Continue reading Fun, Fitness and Pain.

Breakout

I have been asking myself recently what is it exactly that I'm fighting, what is it that is pressing in on me inextricably holding me in place. The fear of this battle encourages stagnation, hiding from the enemy only to look up and see them staring down on me. I run, try again to escape … Continue reading Breakout

Stimming: We’re more alike than you may think.

Stimming is short for self-stimulating, which doesn’t sound great so you can see why it is shortened to stimming. A quick Google search (other search engines are available) will tell you that stimming is repetitive movements, sounds or use of objects. So that’s straight forward then what else is there to say? Well quite a … Continue reading Stimming: We’re more alike than you may think.

The different versions of Me

There is only one you, so they say. Well that may be true but it's not the whole picture. There's the me at home, at work, in public and a thousand variations on this theme. This is the case for everyone I suppose, something we all share to some degree is the adaptation of our … Continue reading The different versions of Me

Descending Into Hell

I think it may be that I'm happier today than I have been for a longtime. That's not to say that getting through the day is a breeze, it's not. The world is still tiring and there are days when I feel there is a sneak thief stealing my spoons (Spoon Theory). The difference is … Continue reading Descending Into Hell