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    I’m new ish here

    Hi I’m Evad5 and I joined like a week ago. I saw a lot of people doing a im new here post so here I am I have #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #ChronicHeadaches #endometreosis #Dyslexia #Anxiety #Depression #SensoryProcessingDisorder #Dysphagia

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    There's a crap ton of stuff going on in my life at the moment. My husband has been diagnosed with aggressive bladder cancer and will have his kidney and uriter removed at the end of March, along with the lymph nodes involved if they can reach them, then chemo. He drives long haul trucks and is our source of income, other than my SSDI, and he'll be off for at least 6 wks. To make matters worse, he's been home for a week R/T appointments surrounding this. My health problems alone are enough to make my life a crap fest. Now I'm having even more trouble with pain, insomnia, in ability to eat good food, and to top it off I fell for the first time in a year this morning.🙄 I'm also in need of getting what's left of my teeth out and fitted for dentures (because insurance companies haven't realized that implants last a lot longer there for are less costly in the long term)🙄 I also had to miss my Botox appointment at the beginning of the month and couldn't get in again until the 30th, so I'm having headaches on top of the fibro/arthritis flare I'm in the mitz of. I do get all kinds of kitty purrs and snuggles, especially in the loo🤣 Our smallest cat, Rosie, believes I should never be alone in there. She'll also sleep with me at night, except she's not allowed to when my husband is home. Thanks for listening.🐧#nausea #ChronicMigraineSyndrome #ChronicDepression #ChronicPain #SensoryProcessingDisorder #ChronicTinnitus #PTSD

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    Help, how do I deal with a whole day of overstimulation of me and my ADHD kids?

    My mother in law just celebrated a milestone birthday and my brother in law had arranged a gift from all of us. He has arranged a day at a very popular themepark with the whole family. This will be this weekend. There is a special winterfestival at the theme park. It is very expensive because of the popularity. It being so immensly popular will mean that every nook will be packed, that waiting times for rides will be over an hour each, there will be no place to sit down for a meal, and there will be people everywhere. My mother in law loves it. She is very much looking foreward to sunday.
    Contrary to her, I am dreading this day. I don’t do well in crowds, my kids don’t do well in crowds. It will also be bitterly cold and raining sunday. My preschooler has the paitience of a puppy at a squirrelfarm.
    I was never asked if I wanted to participate, and knowing my brother in law, the thought never occured to him that not everybody likes overcrowded, noisy, places. I feel verymuch forced to tag along, if only to take care of the kids. They are looking foreward to it. They are both too young to understand how it will impact them. My preschooler tends to run and hide when he gets overwhelmed/ overstimulated so I will have to keep constant watch over him. I am allready exhausted just thinking about sunday. How do I cope?
    #ADHD #Autism #SensoryProcessingDisorder

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    The Holidays For Me As A Black Autistic Woman

    The Holidays For me As A Black Autistic Woman

    We all love the holidays don’t we? Family, food, festive gatherings, gifts etc… well me personally I hate them! Here’s why. We come together and bond over food with our family we bond over gift exchanging we bond over catching up with what those we haven seen in awhile are doing, its all love languages its all love, so how could you Hate, Love? Love can be triggering too, as a late diagnosed autistic I was and still am looked at as rude and stand offish meanwhile I’m just trying not to faint from sensory overload , yes it’s great to see family you haven’t seen in a while its beautiful they all came together, cooking for each other is a act of love but for me… seeing too many people at once especially those I’m not really used to, gives me anxiety, being forced to eat different foods made by different people ( because turning down food at a black gathering is a crime) with different taste, textures, smells, the mixture of all the different smells and seasonings because you know seasoning is important, the overload of the different range of and tones of voices all running together etc is adding to the sensory overload you are already having from the overstimulation from everyone wanting to and proceeding to hug you because there haven’t seen you in awhile, its A LOT and while it may seem harmless those that don’t understand autism and doing harm by not even attempting to learn about it I don’t fault my family or black community because a black face has never been the face of autism and a black women has definitely never been the face of autism, luckily at black family gatherings there’s a coat room you know the designated room where all the coats are in a room on someones bed ( which by the way bothers me because that’s outside clothes on a bed) but that’s besides the point, there’s a always a room with coats and occasionally a sleeping baby, but my point is its quite there and I can escape and hide there until I’m physically and mentally able to somewhat function around everyone again, to avoid being called rude or being in a bad mood or being disrespectful , black grandmothers and elders do not tolerate disrespect and what black grandmothers do you that are familiar with autism and autistic traits? Not many if their not doctors, teachers, or some other type of expert etc. so while the holidays are great for some and I love my family and relatives The Holidays for me as a Black Autistic Woman are something that I celebrate being over #Autism #Autistic #AutismAcceptance #actuallyautistic #autizzy #SensoryProcessingDisorder #SensoryOverload #Neurodiversity #neurospicy #neurodivergent

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    How Strange Am I

    When someone spits on the ground I can visualize the air bubbles in the spit before it hits the ground.

    When to many line patterns cross each other, I have a visual panic attack. I have to get away from it fast or I will have and emotional outburst.

    When I look at object for example if I zoom in on any device or object I can visualize the inside of it for example the inside of a wall, the inside of the stop light pole, the inside of a computer, the inside of a cellphone, the inside of a hollow door. The inside of a tire while it's still on the car. Under the house that is setting flat against the ground - meaning the bugs crawling around under the house burst pipelines if that was to happen. It seems cool but it sucks! Its intrusive. This is my unique but strange life.

    I have BPD, ADHD & Autistic Traits with Sensory Processing Disorder. I'm an Emotional Empath. #BPD #ADHD #Autism #SPD #empath

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    How Strange Am I

    When someone spits on the ground I can visualize the air bubbles in the spit before it hits the ground.

    When to many line patterns cross each other, I have a visual panic attack. I have to get away from it fast or I will have and emotional outburst.

    When I look at object for example if I zoom in on any device or object I can visualize the inside of it for example the inside of a wall, the inside of the stop light pole, the inside of a computer, the inside of a cellphone, the inside of a hollow door. The inside of a tire while it's still on the car. Under the house that is setting flat against the ground - meaning the bugs crawling around under the house burst pipelines if that was to happen. It seems cool but it sucks! Its intrusive. This is my unique but strange life.

    I have BPD, ADHD & Autistic Traits with Sensory Processing Disorder. I'm an Emotional Empath. #BPD #ADHD #Autism #SPD #empath

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    Sensory Processing Disorder - Issues

    If your clothes are not just right, then you have to change up sometimes up to 10 times or more before you find something that feels ok on your skin to wear all day. #SPD

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    Sensory Processing Disorder - Issues

    If your clothes are not just right, then you have to change up sometimes up to 10 times or more before you find something that feels ok on your skin to wear all day. #SPD

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