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by Tom fod
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: One of those moments
Replies: 4
Views: 51

Re: One of those moments

I can eclipse that with Super stupid 😂

On Satuday I burned my chin removing grill pan from oven!
:banana:
by Tom fod
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: New to dyspraxia
Replies: 3
Views: 43

Re: New to dyspraxia

It will affect you in various ways that can be v frustrating at times. Sometimes we need to look for own way rather than the accepted way. Some things you can power through with willpower and persistance, but this can be exhauating. Sometimes taking the scenic route around allows you to make importa...
by Tom fod
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New member
Replies: 3
Views: 345

Re: New member

You're welcome. I've not climbed a tree for some years but I am getting on. I'm definitely staying from chainsaws!
by Tom fod
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Random acts of kindness
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Random acts of kindness

I've not ended up in casualty that many times as a result of Dyspraxidents. Been a couple of closer calls resulting in irate/shocked motorists I once put front wheel of my bike into a drain grating some years ago and smacked my chin into the road. I would have headed off home but was convinced by ol...
by Tom fod
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Perfectionism
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Re: Perfectionism

Hi and welcome. Please don't feel dis-inclined to contribute to old threads. I think perfection is too often an unsustainable coping strategy for us to try to escape the unfair criticism we have been scarred with in the past. I think due to the fact that Dyspraxia interferes with our sense of contro...
by Tom fod
Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Weight Lifting and Strength Training form
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: Weight Lifting and Strength Training form

. . . I've been lifting weights for around 9 months now and since then multiple PT's have given up on me, I find it really really hard to know if my body is doing the right thing, say when doing a squat or a bench press and my lower back tends to curve excessively on both the squat and the deadlift...
by Tom fod
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Random acts of kindness
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Random acts of kindness

A while back, some months ago now iirc, I was heading to work and on crossing a fairly fast main road. I stepped out but quickly realised this was a bad idea and stepped back again, falling over but back onto the pavement A nurse was kind enough to cross over the road nd ask /check I was ok. To be f...
by Tom fod
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Dyspraxia and fajitas
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: Dyspraxia and fajitas

Half the right ingredients in not quite the right order
All over the place or down the front of my shirt
:evilb:
by Tom fod
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Anxious at work
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: Anxious at work

Hi there and welcome Getting flustered when under pressure, very often fuels anxiety and even panic. This is a common theme sadly. Our lack of confidence is so often met with impatience and regrettably some also show intolerance and treat us like idiots which only puts us more on edge and prone to m...
by Tom fod
Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Feeling Down About Dyspraxia
Replies: 5
Views: 351

Re: Feeling Down About Dyspraxia

I can empathize. My dyspraxia has left me with an odd walk, that makes it look like I am swaggering; and really bad balance issues. I never talk about it, as I dont want it to define me. When I was a young child, my parents were told it would impact me to the point I would never cope in normal life...
by Tom fod
Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: misdiagnosed years ago
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: misdiagnosed years ago

Hi again Susan I hope I'm correct in remembering in the Irish Republic? Dyspraxia is complex and many of us have other conditions too. That said it is understandable you feel ill at ease. Other people have asked similar questions re misdiagnoses here before. I'm unfortunately unfamiliar with the rul...
by Tom fod
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New member
Replies: 3
Views: 345

Re: New member

Hi Neal and a v warm welcome. Glad you've found us. We've had a guy who worked in tree surgery here before, Dyspraxia chainsaws and climbing trees seems like a crazy idea to myself, but we don't tend to fit a mould! I too enjoy a good ale, though I was heckled by a comedian for drinking lager whilst...
by Tom fod
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Petition
Replies: 0
Views: 200

Petition

Good evening all You may previously have read http://www.dyspraxicadults.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=7191 Due to the closure of parliament to allow campaigning for the forthcoming General Election, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dyspraxia has been suspended and its' future is a little un...
by Tom fod
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: I quit my job
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: I quit my job

Hi Tom I don't think I could bear a call centre job, from what I've heard of them. I feel you need to be able to understand your weaknesses and be able to mitigate against them and explain with confidence that you can do a job well if they allow you the flexibility and support you need. Uncertainty ...