I Told You I Was Fine

Ha Ha Ha, everybody else was wrong!  Meaning, of course, I was right, how could you doubt it!  The Mastitis is all gone.  My ruthless, relentless draining of the infection worked. I have learned over many years of infections, sinusitis & abscesses.  Cutting or in the case of teeth pliering out the problem & then … Continue reading I Told You I Was Fine

I Don’t Want To Make Anymore Calendars, Does That Make Me A Bad Mother?

Warning this is depressing & humourless.  I advise you not to read it, unless you are interested in Autism &/or Depression. A year ago I convinced my two youngest not to buy the expensive glossy calendars because the school produced calendars would be more useful & I would reward them by getting nicer pictures of … Continue reading I Don’t Want To Make Anymore Calendars, Does That Make Me A Bad Mother?

Autism – Don’t worry they grow out of it!

You may have heard about autistic children that insist on wearing a piece of clothing even when it is inappropriate. Cat is 23 years old and after 2 hours of flapping, squealing, screaming and trying to convince me I was destroying her self esteem she agreed to leave the house not wearing her black woolly … Continue reading Autism – Don’t worry they grow out of it!

Oldylocks and the Three Chairs

I am still alive!  I think? I've been so busy. I rescued my two youngest from their compulsory government/church run labour camp (school) at the great price of volunteer work & listening to hours of propaganda (Awards night; Tabby topped Maths). I managed to extricate the two youngest from their Drama classes, 38 hours of … Continue reading Oldylocks and the Three Chairs

Christmas Planning Mistake No.2, 3 & 4

Over the years we have developed traditions. 1st of December we put up the Christmas tree.This year on the 1st of December Tabby had tickets for the school River Cruise; no time for tree.  So Friday; nope I slept from 1:30 to 5:00, Gavin from 2:00 to 6:00, Cat & Alex until 7:00.  Yah stress … Continue reading Christmas Planning Mistake No.2, 3 & 4

The 13th! (Birthday that is)

Since I have last posted a few things have happened. Natasha had her 13th birthday!   Presents were opened with Mum, Dad, Sisters, Grandma and 2 ladies from the Autism Association, Cake was just the family after Hungry Jacks for dinner (Burger King). She didn't get her card from me until dinner because it was … Continue reading The 13th! (Birthday that is)

In the Spirit of Spreading the Message

First to all my caring followers I am absolutely fine, and so is the rest of the family.  But I think its important to disseminate information about autism including subjective experiences.  One day a really smart person will collect all these little tidbits and who knows what will & won't be useful in the final … Continue reading In the Spirit of Spreading the Message

Chocolate is not the Sweetest Thing in This Shop.

On our way home from the KSP Writers' Circle we stopped to have lunch at Whistler's Chocolate Company in the Swan Valley.  We being Grandma, Alex and me.  I know what you are thinking, chocolate for lunch!  Actually I had a chicken pastry with salad, Alex had a sandwich wrap and Grandma ate chips; which … Continue reading Chocolate is not the Sweetest Thing in This Shop.