One year ago, I took myself to the doctors, thinking I was having a resurgence of the anxiety and depression I've battled all my life. https://www.instagram.com/p/BbrzKVPBwuU/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=d5rxhoo9vev4 It took a while, but turned out the problem was actually an underactive … [Read more...] about Pebble by pebble.
I thought I'd got away with it this winter. I thought I'd managed to balance creativity and activity, outdoors and hibernating, my ups and downs and that I was going to make it through this winter without my annual crash. I was wrong. Yesterday was a day too far. Despite sunshine and … [Read more...] about Signs of spring?
Thursdays are hard for me at the moment because I finally started attending an autism support group. Not a carers group, a post diagnosis group for myself, to help with aspects of living with aspergers. For me, and indeed many people with ASD diagnosis, autism comes with a high level of … [Read more...] about Autism, anxiety and mindfulness.
And pull yourself together. I would never say it to anyone else. But i can choose to say it to myself. I started well. Ran a mile. Not fast at all, but steadily. Was grateful for my gloves once I'd fished them out from behind the piano. And then got home, warded off the incipient headache with a … [Read more...] about Make like a pair of curtains