July Overview: Focusing on the Positives

So… July was something, huh? It was another mixed month for me. Can I make that my slogan? With the amount of times I’ve mentioned it in a monthly overview post, it seems only fitting. I’ve spent a lot of this month anxious about everything and nothing. Breaking up from college made me realise that […]

Missed Signs of Autism in Childhood

At seventeen years old, you could consider me years away from childhood when I received my autism diagnosis. A common misconception about people who receive a late diagnosis is that we avoided the struggles that a lot of autistic people who were diagnosed at a younger age received. I’ve looked back at my own childhood […]

My Autism Story

If you’ve visited my blog before, chances are you’ve seen a post or two of mine about autism. With that said, it would be fair to say that this is nowhere near the first post I’ve written about my disability, although perhaps it should’ve been. It didn’t occur to me until someone mentioned it that […]

June Overview: The Halfway Mark

Am I the only one struggling to understand how we can be halfway through the year already? It’s crazy to think that we’re halfway to Christmas already! For me, June was a very mixed month. There were plenty of occasions where I couldn’t wait for it to end, and others where I wanted days to […]

Revisiting Goals I Made At Fourteen

When I was fourteen, I made the decision to write a list of everything I wanted to achieve in the near future. I decided it would be a good way of keeping track of my life and achieving the things I really wanted to at the time. Even though my priorities in life have since changed, it’s […]

May Overview: The End of an Era

If you’re in any kind of education at the moment, you’ll probably know May as the month of stress. Deadlines become real, and everyone gets stressed trying to meet them before the year officially ends. For me, it’s been very much the same story. As such, most of this month has been taken up completing […]

Is Getting An Autism Diagnosis Worth It?

In the last few days, articles about an NHS plan to reduce the number of people receiving autism diagnosis’ has been circulating the internet. It says that diagnosis’ will be reserved for the ‘most severe cases’, or cases where other conditions, such as depression, have been identified. It’s worth mentioning that, at the moment, this […]