This morning I was looking in a mirror, when my emotions started getting out of control. It took a bit, but I thought maybe I should see what’s happening on the outside.
Was awful. Hard to watch. Felt sorry for this person.
With over medicating… and acess to specialised support… Australians can not deal with the source of our mental health and cognitive function issues.
Jesus Christ – I am soo proud of you!
Look how much energy you have got now! Sure, you’re not able to clean for three hours straight, like a few weeks ago, but you’re doing basic tasks to look after yourself.
Ten years ago I joined Twitter with the username @KarlettaA.
Knowing myself as strong, valued, and generally liked is (now) often present.
Conversations are easier. Being present is easier. Connecting with and being able to understand others is easier.
If you refuse to read my written notes, please know that I will not be able to tell you what I need and want you to know.
If you are reading this letter it is because I know I am currently unwell.
I am articulate AND I have social and communication problems.
I am requesting a formal assessment for ADHD / ADD and Autism Spectrum Condition.
I have not been coping with pressures at home, with relationships and with my mental health.
How connected are you to your sense of self? Is it a constant companian or an elusive identity?
If you didn’t see and understand your reputation, how would your sense of self be impacted?
What tools are in your toolbelt for times of losing your sense of self?
This is a talk I wrote in one of my good weeks while experiencing Autistic Burn Out. Using this method as a baseline has helped me on my recovery journey.