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A New Diagnosis

So today we may have reached a good point in terms of ‘recovery’. I had a meeting with my DA to discuss referral processes for a new diagnosis. I did a referral test which gave a result of 10 out of 10 and have now been processed onto a referral to wait for assessment. I’m… Continue reading A New Diagnosis

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I can’t be fixed…

“I don’t care. Everywhere I go, I seem to break things. And the more I try to fix them, the more I make it worse.” “Because you cant fix other people until you’ve fixed yourself.” “But I can’t be fixed because i’m crazy.” “You’re not crazy. Now I want you to tell me what you… Continue reading I can’t be fixed…

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#ThisIsMe Project

I’ve decided to set up a project that allows others to express their thoughts and feelings. I understand that it can be difficult to set up a blog and led the entire world read your deepest thoughts and feelings, which is why I created the #ThisIsMe Project. The project will share the stories of others… Continue reading #ThisIsMe Project

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Explaining my Stimming…

Stimming. Where do I start with stimming? Maybe I should give you guys an overview on stimming before I go into talking about it and my experience. It’s not really something everyone knows much about. Stimming is basically short for self-stimulatory behaviours. This means, technically, that somebody is doing something to give themselves sensory input –… Continue reading Explaining my Stimming…

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Family

Family means so much in the darkest of times… We walked around a beautiful park, took in the breeze and the sun and then sat at the union for a drink…so nice…and having Willow in my arms was home. She takes away all my anxieties, my depressions…everything. She’s a life saver. Literally. Here’s some pictures!