Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why Some Celebrities Deserve To Be Famous


Yesterday was definitely a day for learning. I’m usually as interested in the lives of celebrities as I am in cracks in the pavement, but a very few do stand out from the Red Carpet crowd and are worthy of … Continue reading

Posted in "Mutants", 2012, Acceptance, Attitudes, Autism, Born This Way, Proud Parent Of An Autistic Child, Proud To Be Autistic, Proud To Be Me, X-Men | 15 Comments

New Blog


In this blog I cover many subjects; epilepsy, autism, eating disorders, gardening, cooking, pickling/preserving and adventures. This blog is generally where I record my take on certain things, leave my thoughts and fight the cause for autism and epilepsy awareness … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Alcohol, Attitudes, Body Image, EDNOS, Food, Health, Positivity, Psychiatric, Psychological | 3 Comments

Originally posted on a diary of a mom:
- Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours. ~Wallace Bruce – My friends, If you’ve been around here for a while, you’ve heard me talk…

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Fashion Friday


I have made no secret of the fact that I suffer from an eating disorder since beginning this blog. I’ve suffered in silence for twenty years and have only recently sought help.

Posted in 2012, Acceptance, Adapting, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Attitudes, Body Image, Boobs, Diet And Fitness, EDNOS, Fashion Friday, Life Plans, Milestones, Positivity, Psychiatric, Psychological, Self-worth, Strength, Therapy | 19 Comments

“I Love Someone With Autism” – One Woman’s Story


They met at a motorcycle event. She had arrived on the back of her best girlfriend’s bike, and he had ridden in convoy with his friend and some of his bike club. Their meeting was probably pre-ordained; they were both … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Alcohol, Attitudes, Autism, Family, Love, Neurological, Strength, Thank You! | 12 Comments

Mysoginy At Its Best


I am a feminist. Not the stompy-booted, hairy-legged, shaven-headed militant stereotype that most people seem to envisage – I am actually quite a girly girl who likes jewellery and pretty clothes and a subtle slick of makeup as much as … Continue reading

Posted in Abusive Behaviour, Feminism, George Tierney, Sexism, So Bad It's Funny | 16 Comments

National Epilepsy Week


I have other things to talk about today, and an award to share, but first of all here is something very important. When I woke up this morning I found an email from Epilepsy Action informing me that today marks … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Accomplishments, Charity, Disability, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Marriage, National Epilepsy Week | 4 Comments

Feedback From Epilepsy Action


Shortly after submitting the donations from the wedding I recieved an email from one of the team at Epilepsy Action, thanking me for thinking of them on my special day. The lady who had emailed me also wanted to know … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Acceptance, Accomplishments, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Attitudes, Charity, Disability, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Maggie Mendus, Marriage, Memories, Neurological, Positivity, Refusing To Be Beaten, Strength, Tea And Sunshine, Writing | 14 Comments

How My Wedding Helped Epilepsy Action


I ordered these celebration envelopes from the Epilepsy Action online shop; they cost me nothing at all and so I bought a wristband and a badge too. We placed the envelopes on a table at the reception and D announced … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Accomplishments, Charity, Disability, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Neurological | 9 Comments

Wedding Pictures


It was such a magical day yesterday. I’m still too tired to really talk details, but here are some pictures!

Posted in 2012, Doctor Who, Excitement, Family, Friends, Wedding | 38 Comments