hourglass 10 years

What happened?!

What happened in September of 2011 that kept you away from your blog for 10 years? I got very sick and, sadly, I have not…

people love

What will people think?

I was playing an Authentic Relating Game, called “Curiosity”, on Zoom, with a man I feel a delightful connection to. He got to ask me…

Hamster Lust

Decades ago, before the reign of big box stores, when there was such a thing as an independently owned neighborhood pet store, I saw them…

my Journal

Executive Function

Periodically, I lie on my bed, with iPad suspended overhead, and let FB serve up a ridiculously long string of videos. This happened to me…

Celexa vs Wellbutrin

The Transition from Wellbutrin to Celexa for Anxiety

I’m starting a new life today. In my new life, when I wake up at 4 in the morning, I get out of bed, drink…

Adult with Sensory Processing Disorder

Understanding the Occupational Therapy Needs of Adults with Sensory Processing Disorder

SPD does not magically disappear with childhood. Problems with sensory processing are commonly found in adults. The American Occupational Therapy Association published an article in…

Visual System using PostIts

Organization or Obsession?

What happens when a person is unable to adequately filter or sort sensory information from her environment? She spends a lot of time feeling threatened.…

Sensory Modulation - Exhaustion or Depression

Sensory Modulation Disorder and Depression? Move It! Move It! Move It!

“In 1979, I needed to learn more than biology or chemistry or how to deconstruct literature. I needed to learn how to navigate my life as…

Lane Reads the DSM for Memoir Madness

The Madness Memoir – Adult SPD

Sometimes we just have to laugh at ourselves… As an adult with sensory processing disorder, I am contemplating a memoir with each chapter named after a…

books

Books! For adults with SPD

The adults I meet on SPD forums (with few exceptions) love to read. I hope none of my loved ones will be too offended when…