Stereotype: a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. I hate stereotypes, I get stereotyped regularly, my disabilities get stereotyped regularly. Why does society expect a person to be or act a certain way because of who they are. Why does the media represent only one … More stereotypes

Suppressing tics

In previous blogs I’ve mentioned suppressing tics, but not properly talked about it, so as I can’t sleep due to being anxious about surgery later today I thought I’d write a blog to explain. A definition of the word ‘suppress’ is: forcibly put an end to. Which correctly and incorrectly links to suppressing tics. It … More Suppressing tics

Life now

life now isn’t how I imagined it to be a few years ago.  I guess things do and will always change, but the last few years have been hard. In 2013 I was excited at getting my chest/top surgery referral and getting an appointment with the surgeon. I had been on T a year and … More Life now