Posts Tagged “anxiety”

Sepsis and beyond

By | December 7, 2018

When I published this picture a couple of weeks ago, I was in hospital, thinking I’d gone in with a hefty bout of Cellulitis, I didn’t realise amidst my drowsiness that it was sepsis. The doctor who made a house call arrived within about 20 minutes after we called and he phoned an ambulance, which […]

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Boxes and other bits #WOTW

By | June 16, 2018

I can’t remember the last time I summed up our week in a word, probably because our weeks since last August have been changeable and, if you’ve been reading my blogs for a while, you’ll know that routine and planning is key when living with autism. This week though, a word has shone out! It […]

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The purple band and the green chain #autism 

By | June 7, 2018

It’s been a bit of a busy week for D, two hospital trips for me have impacted on the after school routines for her and the activities at school really step up a gear after the May half term, what with Proms week, Sports Day and end of term activities rapidly looming. In addition to […]

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When D shared her worries … 

By | February 27, 2018

I know, I’ve not been a regular blogger so far this year, let’s just blame “stuff”, shall we? But today, I just had to share an achievement by our D.  D – if you’ve read my posts previously – finds it very, very difficult to tell anyone at school if she’s worried about something. She […]

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In Knots – My #WOTW 

By | August 8, 2017

I’ve managed to tie myself up into proverbial knots at the moment, this isn’t a worry about a particular thing but all manner of things as we approach my operation on 21st August. Upon waking every morning I don’t think “oh, it’s (say) Tuesday” or “wonder what the weather is doing”, it’s more of a […]

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A bit more thought needed

By | May 12, 2017

Last week, D was invited to sing in a “summer gala” with her school, at a local secondary school. As anyone who regularly reads my blogs will know that D suffers from a great deal of anxiety but – and we are so, so pleased at this – her music teachers have a softly, softly, […]

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Anxious #WOTW #R2BC

By | November 15, 2014

It’s been a strange week this last week, a week in which D’s emotions, worries and anxieties about many things have dominated the days (and nights). The above had to be the one word that’s summed up our week. She’s had extreme anxieties around basketball after school club, so much so that we’ve stopped her […]

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“Delicate D” day Thurs 14th Nov 2013

By | November 14, 2013

Delicate, volatile and fragile would describe D today. She was over-anxious this morning worrying about the invitation for the birthday party she’s going to on Saturday. She couldn’t find it in her carry-everything-in-it bag and wouldn’t let me look. Even though we know the time and place and I have the child’s mum’s number, D […]

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Lows and Highs Thurs 24th Oct 2013

By | October 24, 2013

If there were a spectrum of emotions assigned to D, we’d have definitely ticked off all the boxes today. She has had a very emotional day, to put it mildly. The school run this morning was fraught, both T and D are extremely weary in the run-up to half term and we were halfway along […]

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Hand in Hand #WhatsTheStory

By | October 21, 2013

This is D and Hubbie, hand-in-hand after a great trip to the circus (post below). We don’t get to take many pictures like this, D’s anxieties mean that she’s far more comfortable in her "safety zone" of her buggy and for years, she wouldn’t even let Hubbie push it, it had to be me. So, […]

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