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.
I've been struggling with self esteem lately. And by lately, I mean pretty much my whole life. I've measured my value in various ways. By the jobs I've got. The pay rises and promotions I achieved. There was one notable year, when I was working in IT for a large financial institution, that I got the … [Read more...] about Self esteem and autism
Back in my 20s, while doing a lot of martial arts (up to 5 2 hour sessions a week) I started getting problems with my knees. And sometimes my hips. And I had them checked out by doctors, had tests for arthritis (runs in the family) and no one could find anything wrong with them. Fast forward through … [Read more...] about So, autism.