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by Ruth
Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Reasons to be cheerful 1 2 3
Replies: 31
Views: 11483

Re: Reasons to be cheerful 1 2 3

aargh - tough day again!!!! here goes 1. the sun is still shining! 2. um er hang on.....any minuet...oh blimey oh we have nothing planned this weekend so a bit of quiet time is likely....phew 3. inspirational olympics and para olympics have had a hugely positive effect on my lovely daughters sense o...
by Ruth
Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Studying
Topic: Reading
Replies: 11
Views: 3092

Re: Reading

love love love a book!! :banana: always seem to be able to find time to read - just as long as it's nothing real!!! no modern day baddies for me oh no!! I want wizards and magic and dragons and far away battels with the forces of darknes.....it's all about the escape from the hear and. I very lucky ...
by Ruth
Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: love vs dyspraxia
Replies: 7
Views: 787

Re: love vs dyspraxia

married for 16 years now......great years and some not so great years and still if something goes awry round and round it goes.........I also have some very important friendships and us all being human sometimes they go a bit pear shaped! I'm not sure why but I've got better at learning what I can a...
by Ruth
Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Does ANYONE forget all the time!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1433

Re: Does ANYONE forget all the time!!!

I'm worse if there's alot going on but have frontdoor keys scattered far and wide - neighbours friends etc. that way when I do forget there's usually someone around to let me back in....the trick is to remember to give them back the key!!!!!!! :Eek:
by Ruth
Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: backwards
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: backwards

mean you what know don't it done never!!...cor that took me ages!!!I can tell if I've said something really off by peoles facial expressions........I think I get the sunjects mixed up eg I'll just phone th epick up might mean I'll just pick up the phone.......luckily my kids and huub are quite used ...
by Ruth
Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Food temperature
Replies: 3
Views: 571

Re: Food temperature

Too hot - no way Too cold my teeth hurt Wrong texture - can't eat it Too spicy - my mouth burns and to top it off I can't bare food to touch the roof of my mouth (I know!! proper weird) and I can't stand the noise pf metal on metal - cutlery banging togather or scraping!! Mealtimes with me....such f...
by Ruth
Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Fatique...
Replies: 12
Views: 2561

Re: Fatique...

I get very tired too - it's part of the reason i only work part time!! I've discovered a suplement called co-enzyme Q10 which is supposed to help energy transfer within your cells - it seems to work for me but only at a high dose - 200mg/day. My husband took a 30mg one once and was buzzing for hours...
by Ruth
Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: Transport
Topic: Wanted - intructor or school catering for dyspraxic leaner.
Replies: 2
Views: 2577

Re: Wanted - intructor or school catering for dyspraxic lean

Hi thought I'd replied....may have put it in the intros _ I've left a message with my friend who learned in an adapted car.....I'll let you have news as soon as I can. fingers crossed
by Ruth
Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello this is my intro
Replies: 2
Views: 417

Re: Hello this is my intro

Hey Steve You've come to a good place, I find it tremendously reassuring. As a family we LOVE big bang - funny AND educational. I'mmarried and 39 (yikes!) my lovely huuby is a very clever computer programmer and some of his colleagues over the years have been represented in the plot lines....it's br...
by Ruth
Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Insensitive family members
Replies: 31
Views: 4532

Re: Insensitive family members

The reason I come and hang out here is that I you guys understand the difficulties and frustrations.......my family have never and probably will never get it. Went to an extended family party recently, aunts cousins etc. - dragging relucant husband and stroppy teenagers with me....only to be met wit...
by Ruth
Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Who do I tell?
Replies: 6
Views: 1049

Re: Who do I tell?

I'm very open with my employers and so far it's worked out well, I ynderstand thsi is not the case for eveyone though. Often on application forms the question they ask is 'do you consider your self to have a dysability' and I tick no because I don't! I'm just wired up differently. I do however have ...
by Ruth
Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Reasons to be cheerful 1 2 3
Replies: 31
Views: 11483

Re: Reasons to be cheerful 1 2 3

tough day...here goes

1. Had the best surfing yet at the weekend
2. we have bought festival tickets...really looking forward to going
3. I've got a treaty bath bomb I'll use later


ahhhh this always works .... :banana:
by Ruth
Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: You know you're dyspraxic when
Replies: 395
Views: 59069

Re: You know you're dyspraxic when

Oh had a GREAT day today - turns out I have a severe ear infection (yuck) even the doctor said 'my goodness' when she looked in my ear!!! Went to get my prescription - didn't have purse - left prescription at pahrmacy went home to get purse ...couldn't find purse then realised couldn't find phone!!!...
by Ruth
Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:33 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Does anyone else here have uncontrolled twitching?
Replies: 11
Views: 4116

Re: Does anyone else here have uncontrolled twitching?

oooh I do the twitchy twitch alot!! never occured me to link it to Dyspraxia - i take pronanalol which controls it if it's bad Best one at the moment is left toes walking around on their own!! it looks WEIRD! seems to me that any muscle at any time can decide to twitch - it;'s also REALLY tiribg aft...
by Ruth
Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Im really Scared
Replies: 7
Views: 1766

Re: Im really Scared

HI Simon Sorry it's so difficult for you at the moment - Did you say you're in France? and are your colleagues english speaking? is this a new kitchen and are you staying in new accomodation? I too have times when quite frankly I feel completely incompetent and the more angry I get at myself the les...