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Pain and me.

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My response to pain is unusual. This article focuses on the identification and communication of pain.

Underwear: nothing is quite right

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The types of underwear I use and why they are all terrible.

ADHD Meds Decision: Stop or keep going.

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Coming to a decision on if I keep going with meds, or stop using them.

New bike project.

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Our plan to replace the bike that was stolen recently.

Sleeping

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Everything about sleep. My bed, bedroom, routines, clothing and much much more :)

Speech and me

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A deep dive into my speech and how I communicate.

Lockdown adventures

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A look at some of what we’ve been doing to make lockdown easier with a range of adventures suitable if I am spaced out or not.

Babysitting returns

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It’s been a long time since my support could be described as babysitting. But it’s started to happen again.

Someone stole my bike.

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Someone came into my home and stole a bike. Here’s how we’re responding to it by considering our procedures and measures.

Early morning tigger.

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My new early morning routine. How it works, why I like it, and why I named it after tigger.

Accepting impairment

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My impairment varies a lot. More so than usual right now as I try different ADHD meds. In this post I explore how I think about impairment and why acceptance is critical tho not always easy.

Thoughts on a dual diagnoses (Autistic & ADHD)

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Some thoughts and perspectives relating to life with a dual diagnoses. A brief look at some of the ways I approach things and why that approach works doe me.

Pandemic Goals

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Some thoughts on the goals I’ve set during the most recent lockdown as part of the pandemic.

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