Explaining my high-functioning Autism and co-morbid ADHD and OCPD to my Daughter – Like Father like Daughter

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I wipe away my tears after hugging my Daughter. “Listen Sweetheart, there is something I need to talk to you about.” I say while I drop my bag on the floor in the front porch. “Put the kettle on and let’s have some tea.” I say, and I add “Let me greet Alaska first.” as…… Continue reading Explaining my high-functioning Autism and co-morbid ADHD and OCPD to my Daughter – Like Father like Daughter

Day 13 post failed suicide attempt – Fortnite

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**TRIGGER WARNING: GRAPHIC DESCRIPTION OF SUICIDE ATTEMPT** 5:00am Nurse takes my blood pressure. I get up and go to the eating hall where we have breakfast. I sit at a table on my own, as per usual, and eat my breakfast. It is Friday today, my second Friday in this Psychiatric Hospital. Tomorrow would be…… Continue reading Day 13 post failed suicide attempt – Fortnite

Day 9 post failed suicide attempt – removing stitches and: “What is ‘normal’ anyway?”

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5:00 Nurse takes blood pressure. She inspects the wound on my wrist and informs me that it has healed very well. We may want to look at removing the stitches later that morning. I go to have breakfast: scrambled eggs, grilled tomato, slice of brown toast, a small tub of yogurt, fresh fruit salad and…… Continue reading Day 9 post failed suicide attempt – removing stitches and: “What is ‘normal’ anyway?”