If Sensory Processing Disorder had been in the DSM

ShareHad Sensory Processing Disorder been in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual my life would have changed when I left home to go to college. There,…

Sensory Defensive Nervous System – drawing

Share I created a drawing that illustrates how a person with a “sensory defensive” nervous system may react differently to ordinary stimuli than a person with a “normal” nervous system.…

Modulation Madness

ShareSmall-scale Modulation Madness Think of what it would be like if every time you wanted to exit the freeway you had to overcome the concrete…

Meltdown

ShareIt was a perfect storm first thing in the morning. Gentle rain soothed like a lullaby, gently lapping unconsciousness over my attempt to surface into…

Self-love vs Self-hatred

ShareI can hardly write about this without disliking myself on a certain level. All my life I have struggled against the belief that what ails…

Buying the New Prius

ShareBuying Prius 2 is a four part story. It illustrates the light and dark side, maybe even a green, blue and red side, of living inside a “sensational” body. Lightly, I…

Prius part2 – Leaving Home

ShareI couldn’t navigate successfully into Friday. I forgot key components of my morning ritual. Every time I sat down at my computer I remembered something…