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by CeceB
Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Folding clothes/paper/towels
Replies: 17
Views: 5789

Re: Folding clothes/paper/towels

I first saw the folding thing on Big Bang too! I was at my in laws when that episode aired, and I exclaimed how much I wanted one that my father in law bought me one for Christmas.. And it collected dust :( it wasn't helpful for me at all. I now do the konmari form of folding, and since it focuses o...
by CeceB
Sat May 27, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: So happy it's not just me!
Replies: 4
Views: 1636

Re: So happy it's not just me!

Welcome. I hope that this site helps you come to terms with everything. I should also point out that Dyspraxia is also known as Developmental Coordination Disorder in some countries. It is also considered to be part of the Autistic Spectrum Disorder by some experts. Thanks for this! I definitely pu...
by CeceB
Sat May 27, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: So happy it's not just me!
Replies: 4
Views: 1636

Re: So happy it's not just me!

Hi Cece Welcome,we're glad you've found us and I hope forum can offer you both support and inspiration. We have quite a few people from outside the UK too. Hope your toe gets better soon too! Thank you! :) I've already gotten some pretty good tips on managing daily life, and am also relieved to kno...
by CeceB
Sat May 27, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Being clumsy
Replies: 20
Views: 3015

Re: Being clumsy

In my family there's a lot of "pulling a CeCe" meaning to do something so ridiculous that it's astonishing. Like the time I accidentally hit myself in the head with a shovel doing yard work and ended up concussed. Or the time I was holding a cup of coffee and had an itch, so I just.. Let g...
by CeceB
Sat May 27, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: DRIVING INSTRUCTOR REQUIRES ADVICE
Replies: 6
Views: 3348

Re: DRIVING INSTRUCTOR REQUIRES ADVICE

I took drivers Ed a few years ago for the first time. My instructor assumed my problems were all anxiety based and suggested I try medication. What helped a lot for me, especially with the left /right thing was to have a ring I'd wear on my left thumb. It was something visual that I could spot with ...
by CeceB
Sat May 27, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: So happy it's not just me!
Replies: 4
Views: 1636

So happy it's not just me!

Today after I manged to rip my toe nail off accidently opening the door directly into my foot, I mentioned to my friend I just have no idea of spacial awareness. Curious I Googled to see if that was a thing.. And for the first time in my life I read about dyspraxia. My lack of short term memory, my ...
by CeceB
Sat May 27, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: My coping strategies - what are yours?
Replies: 44
Views: 21916

Re: My coping strategies - what are yours?

(just discovered this place and have to say, I've spent all night laughing and crying.. I've found my people!) One of the best things I've done was replace the lock on my door with a lock that has a key pad. No more having to break into my own house when I forget my keys. It's a lot easier for me to...

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