Category Archives: Autism

So What Exactly Is Asperger’s?

Those of you who have been reading my blog since I have been blogging about my expat experience (& haven’t read the archives) probably don’t know this but I have Asperger’s Syndrome.  It’s not something I talk much about after … Continue reading

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Whilst I’m Away…

I head off to Germany today to compete in martial arts in the Gay Games.  I’m not sure if I will be able to update my blog whilst I’m away, but I will be on Twitter.  So, if you want … Continue reading

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Tournament & Countdown to the Gay Games

Yesterday I competed in a martial arts tournament to get some much needed competition practice before I head off the Gay Games.  Because I wanted to get as much practice as I could, I entered 6 events (usual tournament entry … Continue reading

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When Baby Steps Turn Into Leaps Of Faith

The past three days have certainly been some of the most interesting days of my life. If you had told me on the weekend where my life would be heading at the end of the week, I would not have … Continue reading

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Suddenly Single

My 10 year relationship with my partner ended last night and I have found myself single.  The break up didn’t come as a surprise.  Things have been not good for the past month or so (perhaps longer) and whilst I … Continue reading

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Neuromarker for autistic tendency revealed

The following text comes from Virtual Medical Centre – they wrote about this fantastic discovery far better than I ever could. A potential tool in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders has been revealed with Swinburne researchers demonstrating that markers … Continue reading

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Meh

I have had a fairly terrible couple of days.  Things have been stressful and confusing and I’m not exactly coping well with it all.  On top of that all, Caleb went in for a phlebotomy yesterday and they have gotten … Continue reading

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Time To Shape Up

Image by mickebear via Flickr With one month to go before I head off to Germany to compete at the Gay Games in martial arts, I have come to realise that I need to stop putting off reigning in my … Continue reading

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The Worst Possible News

Image via Wikipedia Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while will know that Caleb, my German Shepherd cross, has been having some medical problems lately & his blood tests are showing a high level of … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Drama Classes for Kids with Aspergers & Autism

When I was growing up as a kid in the 80s, Aspergers wasn’t a diagnosis, I was just a weird, clumsy and shy child who didn’t make friends that easily and never kept the ones I made.  My parents faced … Continue reading

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