Yesterday I picked up my phone to message my friend Sam. I wanted to connect with her, after quite a period of non communication and ask her her thoughts on the new diet we were trying by her suggestion. Up until now, I just had not been able to find a way to implement the… Continue reading 15 May 2019
Dear readers, I have decided to take my blog in a slightly different direction. Up until recently, it was a huge therapy for me to open my heart and write what I wished someone had written to me when I first learned about PDA. It has been 4 years since our diagnosis (that of my… Continue reading LOVEPDA takes a new direction.
Hi readers and friends. I just wanted to pop in a quick line to say that the reason I have been quiet of late is because I have taken a turn in direction with regards to my daughters health. At a cross roads looking at hospital admission, I desperately began looking for answers in different… Continue reading I’m still here. A bit about PANS/ PANDAS.
https://www.pdasociety.org.uk/blog/2019/03/pda-day-2019 This years theme for PDA day is ‘Improving Outcomes’. I was inspired by this title, so here is my contribution. When I first learnt that my daughter and possibly other family members fit the description of Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome, the first thing to strike me was, what an awful long name for… Continue reading Improving Outcomes. A post for PDA awareness day. May 15th 2019.
There is a saying that goes “My kid really pushes my buttons” or “They really push my buttons” It means that we feel as though the other person has set off something in us and is responsible for making us feel a range of intense emotions such as feeling angry. This can start a chain… Continue reading Does your child push your buttons? Then lesson your buttons. A post about anxiety attacks and what we can do to better understand PDA.
This afternoon I checked in with myself because I was feeling rather accomplished. I realized that it was a rather foreign feeling for me of late and I asked myself some questions to dig a bit deeper than the happy feeling of getting a few things done. It soon became apparent that the feelings I… Continue reading The feeling of living in perpetual no.
There is quite a bit of responsibility that comes with writing a blog. There are no rules as far as I am aware, so a blog writer can write whatever they like. When I give advice, it is not an instruction, it is my opinion and suggestion based on the information I have and the… Continue reading A bit about me.