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Personally Falling…

Trigger Warning: Detailed Self Injury ideation.   No one wants to hear the ugly truth.  Least of all at this time of year, when we are all supposed to be merry and bright – or at least pretending to be

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Personal Update #13 – Bikers For Autism Australia and Hospital Episode

I haven’t been online much.  Between my husband’s heart attack and hospital visits and my own hospital visits, and various other things going on, I’ve simply lost my mind.  Possibly it fell under the couch, or maybe I left it

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The Chameleon and the Girl with the Caravan of Art

Chameleon’s.  Girls and women with Autism are great chameleons.  We naturally copy the actions and words of those around us.  Trying to fit in.  Trying to navigate our world.  Trying to learn what it is to be human in the

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Personal Update #12

    Ok, so maybe it’s not number 12.  Maybe it’s my first ever personal update.  I’m not sure.  I have had this blog for years and I am too tired right now to go through all my posts to

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Pull Over For Someone Today…

I have just woken from a dream (thanks Maxie Cat – next time, use the open back door to come inside yeah?  The front door is shut for a reason!!!).  So please forgive any spelling/grammatical errors.  Ta. In my dream,

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Triaging – Distinguishing Between the Want and the Need

A couple of months ago, things in our apartment home went all FUBAR (Fucked Up Beyond All Recognition).  It wasn’t pretty.  There was much crying, and many phone calls – most of which I suspect, didn’t even involve my being

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Diary – Sydney Trip

So I went to Sydney *hugest grin eva!!!* I love to travel.  Since becoming disabled and having NO money, the whole travel thing has just gone out of the window.  I wanted to take my kids travelling all the time,

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Bad Dreams Suck

I just woke up.  Actually that is a lie.  My eyes are open, and I’m typing, but really, I’m still asleep.  Still…  I want to write this down before it eludes me, as dreams are wont to do. The dream

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When Panic Attacks

Things have been piling up a little of late.  First we moved to another area, which had all the usual ups and downs (great view in the new place, but sad to lose the old place and be financially screwed

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The Little Things That Matter

After going through all we have in order to move somewhere with a pool, so that the kids and I can exercise and try to keep EDS at bay as much as possible, I realised that it had been over

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