As I continue to study my past now that I have received my diagnosis, I uncover strange and sad facts and patterns that clearly confirms why I had such a difficult life. I listed all the different houses I can remember since I was a child. I ended up counting 42 houses. That means I…… Continue reading Way-finding with Autism, ADHD and OCPD
I am so happy to have stumbled onto this very appropriate explanation of what Autism feels like to her, wow! My Answer to the Question ‘What Does Autism Feel Like?’ Lori Sealy • FollowApril 21, 2016 One of the questions I’m most often asked by parents of people living with autism (and one of the questions I’m…… Continue reading What does Autism feel like?
Part 2 In 2010 I was approached by a mining company in South Africa to work as a Crisis Manager in the Industry. I worked on 23 Shafts managing operations of their Cap-lamp Rooms where they kit underground Miners. I developed a supply chain strategy for them which they still use today. I also worked…… Continue reading Alternative Reality – unknowingly living with Autism
My alternative Life – Before my diagnosis Part 1 To Neurotypical (Normal) People the definition is: Alternative: Relating to activities that depart from or challenge traditional norms.”an alternative lifestyle”Oxford Dictionary To Neurodivergent People like me, it is the exact opposite – I only visit Normal; I don’t get to stay there… Part 1 I was…… Continue reading Alternative Reality – Living with Autism without knowing it!
I was always alone, but never lonely. My mind was my best friend 🙂 I was labelled as the strange kid that wandered off into daydreams. I spent my youth discovering whatever nature had in store for me to discover. I was fascinated by how things work, and I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with animals.…… Continue reading Isolation kills the Soul – growing up with Autism without knowing you’re on the Spectrum
My attempt at mastering high-functioning Autistic Savant syndrome with co-morbid ADHD and OCPD Read more on: Autism ADHD OCPD Autistic Burnout Suicide and Autism
Thank you for taking the time to read my ramblings. I am not sure where this journey would lead to but I am taking you with me! Thank you for the donations so far, you help me more than I can imagine : 3 x Virtual Coffee 7 x small donations And to the one…… Continue reading 1000 All Time Views!!! – Thank you for taking the time to read this narrative about me and my attempt to master high-functioning Autistic Savant syndrome with co-morbid ADHD and OCPD
Your Mental Health is more important than other people’s expectations of what they think you should do… – my Psychiatrist advising me on how to deal with my high-functioning Autistic Savant syndrome with co-morbid ADHD and OCPD Read more on: Autism ADHD OCPD Autistic Burnout Suicide and Autism
5:00am Monday, my first day where I will go back to work post my 2 weeks in a Psychiatric Hospital. I shower and get dressed in my black company-branded golf shirt, my favorite pair of jeans and my trusted black Salomon trainers. I have breakfast with my daughter and head off to the office in…… Continue reading How to be an Employee with High-Functioning Autism / ADHD / OCPD
Being on the Autism Spectrum makes it difficult for me to communicate, also, English is my second language… So I use Grammarly! 5:00 am No Nurse to check my blood pressure due to the fact that I slept in my own bed. I turn around and decide to sleep for another hour or so… In…… Continue reading Waking up to my New Life with high-functioning Autism and co-morbid ADHD plus OCPD