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    Why won’t she tell me?

    Yesterday my psychologist texted me and asked if she could meet with me and my parents during my next appointment. I asked why via text, a voicemail and another text today; she still hasn’t told me. The suspense is driving my anxiety crazy. I don’t know if it has something to do with a journal entry I wrote about my family or if she is gonna retire on me, maybe has a serious or terminal illness, wants to commit me. I don’t know and my mind will not stop throwing conclusions at me. I feel so drained thanks to this suspense and my allergies. I can’t concentrate on anything amd I still have a few chores to do and I have NO desire. Why won’t she tell me? #anxious #AnxietyAttack #Aspie #Depression #ADHD #Dyspraxia #Keratoconus

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    Diagnosis ✍🏼

    Getting an accurate diagnosis can be easy and inexpensive when you’re going through the process. I can’t stress enough the importance of obtaining a diagnosis with a clinician who truly understands neurodiversity and the self-advocacy movement. Inclusion/participation in these community spaces can be therapeutic and even life-altering!

    I believe that in an perfect world, diagnoses shouldn’t make a difference in the way people are treated, (similar to way the color of your skin should not matter, yet racism exists), but unfortunately, history tends to prove otherwise. The current reality is that diagnoses are needed in order to establish formal accommodations at places of employment or in order to be successful at school.

    Diagnosis may also provide a sense of reassurance and provide a sense of belonging, a way to explain exactly what you are going through. The people within the neurodivergent community tend to all think in similar ways, which makes for lasting relationships and even feeling good about yourself!

    Reaching out to the Global and Regional Autism Spectrum Partnership (GRASP.org) is a great first step to take when you are ready to find support. Their services range from low-cost evaluations to support groups, individual coaching, and inclusive sports programs. Check them out! #FindYourPeople #Autism #Aspie #Support #neurodivergent #nd #iykyk #publicserviceannouncement #navigatingneurodivergence #GRASP

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    Growth vs. Safety

    “In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety”. -Abraham Maslow

    #PersonalGrowth #growth #Safety #progress #Autism #Aspie #ADHD #ADHDInGirls #AspergersSyndrome #UndiagnosedADHD #Undiagnosed #unlimitedpotential

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    How do I make a routine and stick to it?

    When the kids are at School they give me a routine. They get me up and I get ready and plan my day. When the weekend or holidays come and there is no routine, I really struggle.
    I have ADHD and I suspect Autism alongside chronic pain. My children are both neurodiverse.
    My ADHD can get reoutines and schedules together even at the age of 43! But the Autism in me thrives more when there is a routine, I get less depressed. But I can’t create a self imposed routine as I just don’t stick to it!
    Having chronic pain also means that sometimes routines and schedules have to change. Like today for example I’m in an Endometriosis flare up and I haven’t left my bed. It’s now 5pm and I’m feeling fustrated as I haven’t achieved anything (apart from writing this post). Now I feel low because I haven’t done this things I’m ‘supposed’ to, like cooking the dinner or tidying the kitchen, or even sitting at my computer and being creative...walking the dog, sigh, the list goes on as I lay here stuck in bed. I know I am capable even with the pain and fatigue of doing something that is meaningful or purposeful, but because I have ‘wasted’ the day I feel paralysed in anxiety to get myself moving. This only adds to negative thinking, the ‘you shoulds’, and the ‘I am a ......’ insert negative affirmation here!
    When really I could be saying f*** it! It’s Sunday! A day of rest no less!
    I could reframe my negativity and say ‘I deserve to chill in bed today, I’m tired and sore after all’.
    This is true, though I’m also a single mum, that means there are’s things that must be done! Feeding us all is the main priority, is it too late to roast chicken for tea?
    Routines in the holidays, how do others cope? What’s your life hacks? #Autism #routinestruggles #routineneeded #ADHD #Parenting #Anxiety #Anxiety #Aspie #adhdmum

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    Dream Big

    Mucopolysaccharidosis is the name,
    Accepting and living life with no shame.

    A life with rare disease can be rough,
    I strive to focus on the positives rather than the tough.

    Helping others live their best lives is my desire,
    So we can dream big and aspire.

    #MightyPoets #MightyThoughts #Positivity #RareDisease #Thoughts #Mucopolysaccharidoses #Disability #Aspie #LivingOurBestLife #MakeLemonade

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    Having meltdown please help anxiety cage sleep accidentally ate hummus from fridge before o saw the date on it was august 2020 now I’m nauseous and

    I’m freaking out stomach nausea from eating old hummus ok had croutons and 3 vegi crackers to settle stomach am I ok from eating the old hummus my worries are there and I can’t ca myself down enough to sleep will I be ok or do u die from accidentally eating hummus from late aug I can’t sleep and am scared bc of nausea #PTSD #Selfcare #CPTSD #CPTSDinrelationships #CheckInWithMe #checkinginwithme #Upallnight #Chatspace #Hugs #Friends #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #bpdawareness #BPDDiagnosis #CPTSDinrelationships #help #BipolarDisorder #Disability #Chat #PinchedNerve #PTSDSupportAndRecovery #PTSDawareness #Fibromyaliga #Fibromyalgia #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #PolycysticOvarySyndrome #Aspergers #AspergersSyndrome #Spoonie #SpoonieProblems #Spoonies #Aspie #Art #Anxiety #GeneralizedAnxietyDisorder #GastroesophagealRefluxDisease #HashimotosThyroiditis #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #MightyQuestions #TheMightyTakeaway #MightyTogether #MightyMusic #mightymen #mightywarriors #mightywriters #MightyMoms #MightyMail #mightytoghter #DBT #DatingWithAChronicIllness #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Dating #Depression #datingdisabilities #Disabililty #disablity #checkinonme #Walking #52SmallThings #30Days30Stories #30daysofteal #Healthy #SaveMe #Company

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    Feeling like crap lo grade temp sinus infection thrown out back and in pain now I find out I have to get another covid test as the other one was damag

    Ed on way to lab. I’m resting at home with no one checking on me. They are coming later on to check my back and sinus infection. Who will give me hugs love n support? Leave messages of support n hugs I’m feeling scared n sick. #52SmallThings #Chatspace #Upallnight #Love #Hugs #Support #sad #MightyQuestions #MightyTogether #MightyMusic #MightyMoment #MightyThoughts #MightyMail #Mightyhumour #MightyMoment #MightyReviews #MightyBookClub #mightywarriors #TheMightyTakeaway #mightyartists #TheMighty #FlareUps #Selflove #Selfcare #Bipolar2Disorder #Fibromyaliga #Fibromyalgia #MightyPoets #Art #Photography #BeKind21 #30daysofselflove #Disability #Disabled #Hugs #CheckInWithMe #checkin #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #BipolarDisorder #BipolarDepression #ADHD #Aspergers #Spoonie #Spoonies #Aspie #AspergersSyndrome #Anxiety #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #BorderlineStigma #PTSD #CPTSD #CPTSDinrelationships #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #PolycysticOvarySyndrome #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #DatingWithAChronicIllness #Dating #Companionship #companion #Friends #Friendship #ServiceDogsForChronicPain #lonely #AnxietyDisorderNotOtherwiseSpecified #CPTSDinrelationships #FlareUps #BipolarDepression #DBT #why #Whoswithme #empath #Psychic #medium #ghosts #paranormal #Yoga #Sports #Fitness #PinchedNerve #PhysicalTherapy