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by RedRevolver
Wed May 23, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Sitcoms
Replies: 9
Views: 2611

Re: Sitcoms

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia The Office (both UK & US versions) Bojack Horseman Peep Show Family Guy Rick & Morty The Book Group (a little known sitcom set in Glasgow in the early 2000s) There are others. I spend a worrying amount of time watching and re-watching episodes of my favouri...
by RedRevolver
Sat May 19, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: Moderator Wanted
Replies: 13
Views: 3627

Re: Moderator Wanted

[quote="Tom fod"]I sometimes think I need to take a back seat sometimes. We rarely have much 'trounlble'. If there is I'm usually the first to 'pounce' and deal with it. Any thoughts/constructive criticism are welcome.[/quote] Well, if you're not enjoying yourself, probably. If you enjoy i...
by RedRevolver
Fri May 18, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Looking after a house!
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Looking after a house!

When I do them, I usually get praised for how well it's done. I just put so much energy into it that I just want to sit down forever, the fact it takes away all my energy to do anything I enjoy and I never get any help to do them. I'm not entirely sure why I've always found it so hard to attract peo...
by RedRevolver
Fri May 18, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: Moderator Wanted
Replies: 13
Views: 3627

Re: Moderator Wanted

[quote="Shadwell"]Hi all, just to let you know I am a Mod here, even though Pooky hasn't done a post for me yet. but think Pooky is still looking for another Mod.[/quote]

Hello, Shadwell 'ere...
by RedRevolver
Fri May 18, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Filling the mug with when making a hot drink..
Replies: 23
Views: 3264

Re: Filling the mug with when making a hot drink..

My problem is that I don't compensate - even for the milk! Probably because I've had similar comments to what I've just read a lot of other people have had. The thing about getting half a cup, etc. So I fill the cup with water, and then realise that I haven't left space for milk... :rolleyes: Have ...
by RedRevolver
Fri May 18, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Novels/Films/TV series
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Re: Novels/Films/TV series

Not sure about neurodiversity specifically, but Vonnegut or Keller are my main go to guys regarding the eccentricities of the human mind. Thinking about it, you might enjoy A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime if you've not already come across it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ksPDRSnhr...
by RedRevolver
Fri May 18, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Talking to people in my head
Replies: 30
Views: 3407

Re: Talking to people in my head

I've always practiced conversations out loud, not sure whether that's due to anxiety or loneliness or to get out angry feelings, I think it's probably a mixture of all three. I've spoken to several psychologists about it, all of whom have pretty much found it 'endearing' and not cause for alarm as a...
by RedRevolver
Fri May 18, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Filling the mug with when making a hot drink..
Replies: 23
Views: 3264

Re: Filling the mug with when making a hot drink..

Who fills mugs to the top? That's weird. Most people would find it difficult to not spill a completely full mug and it's not really advisable for any person (dyspraxic or otherwise) to do so due to it being a hazard.
by RedRevolver
Thu May 17, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Lack of sleep?
Replies: 8
Views: 582

Re: Lack of sleep?

Yeah, I've been prone to it off and on, but I manage to sleep enough that I've never really considered it insomnia until the past few months were it's all progressed to nightmares and an inability to fall asleep without waking myself up first.

I've started taking trazodone to try nad help.
by RedRevolver
Thu May 17, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Looking after a house!
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Looking after a house!

I'm the same. I grew up with neglectful parents, too, so I've never been in an environment where I've been shown how to do it, so I get really stressed out. Wish I could be better but it's unlikely to ever happen as I've developed other health problems.
by RedRevolver
Wed May 16, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Sitcoms
Replies: 9
Views: 2611

Re: Sitcoms

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Community, Arrested Development, Frasier, Broad City, Peep Show, Green Wing, Spaced, Black Books, Lovesick (it's on Netflix, check it out, it does really well for a sitcom that's just about a love triangle), Lady Dynamite (again Netflix). A lot of old British sitco...
by RedRevolver
Fri May 11, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Confused of SW London
Replies: 6
Views: 237

Re: Confused of SW London

I'm originally from South East London, still fairly confused. :P . Hello there, Mike. :)
by RedRevolver
Tue May 08, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: No job at 26, feel like a failure and that the lack of support I've had for dyspraxia is partially to blame.
Replies: 20
Views: 659

Re: No job at 26, feel like a failure and that the lack of support I've had for dyspraxia is partially to blame.

I dropped out of university for the exact same reason, but I did end up finding work in a field I loved. It's different for me, as I did very well at college so had some good qualifications to market myself, but please don't give up. :( What do you enjoy doing? There are lots of avenues for you to ...
by RedRevolver
Tue May 08, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Does Anyone have Kids or want Kids
Replies: 19
Views: 1028

Re: Does Anyone have Kids or want Kids

I just don't want to pass on depression/be a depressive parent.

Hey ho...if you want to, why not?
by RedRevolver
Fri May 04, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Being compared to being on drugs
Replies: 18
Views: 663

Re: Being compared to being on drugs

I had ptosis (drooping eyelids) and really got sick of the comments from some people at school/when I was a young adult. They're twats but it still cuts deep. I guess that's probably why I'm very anti-drugs Anti-drugs legislation arguably harms more people than the drugs themselves in my opinion, e...

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