Yesterday I put my back out, again. It had been a long six months of relentless emotional battles, family trauma, paperwork and fighting for my sons needs to be met by professionals. I knew I was struggling, but I kept going anyway. Until my back felt like it had snapped in two and my body [...]
I finally got round to uploading my vlogs! This weeks video talks about how we are all individuals, autistic or not.
At 4am I was sat on the sofa with a cuppa when I felt a small hand slide itself into mine. Kiddo had climbed up next to me, taken my arms and wrapped them around him. He wanted a cuddle. I've had this experience a few times in the last 3 years or so, but [...]
When I first saw this book was being published I was really intrigued to see what the book said and how it communicated to young girls about periods. I had in fact only been wondering a couple of weeks before I came across this book how parents dealt with this issue. So, as a neurotypical [...]
We hear the word "burnout" a lot in our society. We live a fast paced, technology driven, achievement based life style and often it gets the better of people. We become tired and run down, eventually leading to mental and physical exhaustion, or burnout. There's a very stereotypical view of what burnout looks like. Sleeping [...]
It's been 3 years since we began our fight to get help with kiddo's sleep disorder. It actually got off to a pretty smooth start when at our first ever paediatrician appointment we were offered melatonin. This so called wonder drug by many was seen as the answer and at first we were in awe [...]
This week I received some news I was expecting, yet still wasn't fully prepared for. The doctor told me I needed a referral to the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome clinic (often known as M.E. but I'll be calling it CFS) and that I had Fibromyalgia as well (fibro). She prescribed me some painkillers and off I [...]