#NoFilter

How much of what I do can I now put down to being autistic? It’s a question I’m finding myself asking over and over again lately. I’m scrutinising everything I say, trying to work out what’s driving the words behind my speech (or my typing). Is this what I actually mean to say, or is my meaning … Continue reading #NoFilter

Autism Diagnosis as an Adult: A New Perspective.

In the sweltering summer of 2018, when I was smack bang in my mid-twenties, I received a diagnosis. I’d been expecting it for a while, although there was a little part of me that didn’t believe it, because to believe that there was an explanation for the way I am beyond “horrifically awkward” didn’t seem … Continue reading Autism Diagnosis as an Adult: A New Perspective.

How Misophonia Affects My Anxiety

Before I start, let's have a quick show of hands. How many of you have heard of misophonia? I'm willing to bet that it's not many. Not because I'm showing off about my knowledge of weird words or anything, just based on the fact that, faced with the request, 'please stop; you're driving my misophonia … Continue reading How Misophonia Affects My Anxiety