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Surviving Being Crazy

Why Write This Blog

Anyone who has read my other two blogs one about my attempts at finding Mr Right and one about my solo travels will know I go through periods of writing/publishing massive amounts of information and then nothing for ages.  So... Continue Reading →

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Buckets of Money and Classifications

On Friday 26 October 2018 I finally sent in my application for assessment to receive assistance via the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). For anyone who does not live in Australia you've probably never heard of the National Disability Insurance... Continue Reading →

Advice for Dating Someone with an Invisible Disability

Since the term "Invisible Disability" covers a huge area of disabilities I'm going to specifically talk about dating someone with autism.  This advice is not for those of us who have autism we know what we're like.  It's for those... Continue Reading →

E – Declutter

I decided a while ago to change phone companies and go from a post paid service to a prepaid service.  Being the data geek that I am I ran a gazillion diagnostics on my iPhone because it's my primary electronic... Continue Reading →

This Pause Is Brought To You By Miss Communication

I've always known my verbal communication skills are quire frankly shit and I've gotten very used to odd pauses in conversations. It wasn't until I did my Psychology degree back in 2008 that I learnt the reason why my response... Continue Reading →

Sorry – Wait why am I the one saying sorry

Sorry is a word I say far to often and for all the wrong reasons. What do I mean when I say I use sorry incorrectly? Sorry is a word that should only ever be used when you have done... Continue Reading →

Blue Pill or Red Pill

There is a lot of cool stuff in the original Matrix movie but one scene in particular tends to resinate with people who have any type of life disrupting medical condition, disability or mental illness and that is the Blue... Continue Reading →

Why Routine Is So Very Important

One of the indicators used to diagnose Autism is that the patient must have: Restrictive, repetitive patterns of behaviour Basically this means that the patient must follow a set routine of daily activities and will become distressed should their routine... Continue Reading →

An Unfindable Statistic

*Note if you follow Surviving Cookie Cutter Dating you have hopefully already read this post* For all 3 of my university degrees I had to take classes in Statistics and Statistical Analysis  both subjects I hate but am oddly talented at... Continue Reading →

How To Boil A Frog (AKA The slow decline of your mental health)

When I was at Central Queensland University doing my first degree in O-Week I went to a presentation called How To Boil A Frog, which was actually about learning the danger signs of a toxic relationship.  The analogy being that... Continue Reading →

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