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FairyBelle

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About FairyBelle

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    Shiny Dragon Fairy

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    Unicorn
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    Art, photography, dance, music, animals, butterflies, fairies.

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  1. Have been busy working at my new job at the pet store. Loving taking photos of pups for a living and helping with their grooming! This, however, means I haven't had much time for CB lately. Just wanted to let you all know that I am still around and thinking of the friends I've made here 💟 Hope everyone is well. Feel free to drop me a line here if ever you might want to catch up :) 

    1. Antecedent

      Antecedent

      sounds brilliant! :) So happy for you :)

    2. Gearhead

      Gearhead

      OH MY GOD POST PHOTOS

    3. Wonderful.Cheese

      Wonderful.Cheese

      Sounds awesome! You sound very happy! I’m very glad to hear this! :) 

  2. Wife here. I did, indeed, develop Zyprexa-induced diabetes. Come to find out from my current psychiatrist, this is a known effect of Zyprexa. Anyways, that's a whole other story. I had issues wetting the bed, increased thirst, and my A1C was ridiculously high. I think Angeni is correct about the precise number. I also almost went into diabetic ketoacidosis. They nearly had to move me from the psychiatric hospital to the regular. It all happened very suddenly. I remember being okay, and then all of the sudden, the symptoms of increased thirst and loss of control of my bladder came on. Withi
  3. Quit my call centre job. After nearly a year. This new project I was moved to after 'Rona took my original one, was just way too much for me. I start a new position on Monday. Cheers to the transition and change anxiety 😅
  4. Start training for my new job role tomorrow. I will be a technical support agent now. After nearly 3 weeks of training without access to the computer system for the sales position that they moved us all to when the insurance company we worked for left, and me hunting down and nagging at many members of upper management and HR, they finally gave me a program transfer. Only because I played the autism card 🙄 They made it very clear a program transfer would not have happened if it were not related to my disability. I had stated I would not be able to adequately perform the sales role due to my au
  5. I live in Canada, and from what I understand, my province (Ontario) is slowly reopening. Hard to say for sure as I don’t have cable TV which makes it harder to keep up with the news. Online articles can often be wrong, I’ve found. I think it’s too soon. I may have the unpopular opinion here, and I know a lot of people are tired of quarantine, I am too. I feel like reopening things so soon is just asking for more trouble though. Did we learn nothing from the Spanish flu in the 1920’s? My mom and I were just talking about that the other day, actually 🤔
  6. Glad to see you're somewhat adjusting and coping, Gear I really wish we had autism peer support groups where I live. Anything to do with autism and adults is so limited in my province in Ontario, and most services require you to be 'lower functioning.' Forgive me, I don't like functioning labels, but I can't think of a better way to phrase it at this moment. I find myself getting some of my support through FB groups for adults and women on spectrum, and the Twitter Actually Autistic community. I have some friends who are on spectrum as well, but a lot of the time I feel isolated. G
  7. Anyone else finding the change of routines, and changes to really, oh, *everything* in the world right now is triggering their autism? I feel far more stressed than usual. More sensory and emotional overload, more meltdowns. 🤦‍♀️
  8. Festive, seasonal depression. Luckily, still functioning for now.
  9. I work Christmas Day this year. Crapitalism sucks 😡 That is all.

    1. Angeni Mai
    2. Simba Cub

      Simba Cub

      Ouch. I am sorry to hear that :(

    3. FairyBelle

      FairyBelle

      Update: I survived. Thank you both for the sympathy 🙂

       

  10. Got my official, formal, on paper diagnosis on 11/21/2019. Autism Spectrum Disorder Level 1. Was informally, verbally diagnosed until then. Feels pretty normal, nothing has changed, except I no longer question if I’m absolutely correct and not lying when I say I’m autistic now 😊
  11. It’s late, you’re asleep, and I don’t want to awake you with a text. But I want you to know, I love you to the 🌙 and back. Always ❤️ 

    1. Angeni Mai

      Angeni Mai

      I love you every bit as much 💕

  12. I personally think your therapist saying that just might be enough, Argh. My life has been so hectic. I was just granted full time hours at my work placement. My wife is coming back this Friday, bringing my mother-in-law and aunt-in-law with her for the ride. They will be returning home later this weekend, and only staying in our city for a bit of Friday evening. My wife is staying here with me permanently. I’m really fearful that I may be scheduled in for this Friday now, and miss seeing my in-laws, which kind of makes me sad. I won’t get my schedule until tomorrow, and I need Sunday an
  13. I work for a youth centre. It was for a social event. Right now I’m in a paid work training program at said youth centre. The second phase of this program, I’ll go to a job placement in the community. Did you have a good day, Gear? It seems uneventful, which are the types of days I like, personally.
  14. I’m glad you got your bathroom fixed up, Gear. Your doggy sounds sweet, I love dogs 🐶 ❤️ Today was a lousy work day. Loud, live music during gathering lead to me covering my ears. Which lead to a coworker getting upset and calling me rude and disrespectful. Leading to another coworker telling her I’m not rude, just autistic. I left the room eventually, flapping and wringing my hands, because I uncovered my ears as to not be rude. This caused sensory overload. I then had a meltdown in another room, rocking and crying. Two coworkers came in to console me. That was the only positive.
  15. Tomorrow is the big day. First day of work 😺❤️

    1. Wonderful.Cheese

      Wonderful.Cheese

      Congrats and good luck!

    2. echolocation

      echolocation

      wow, congratulations! you're going to do great!

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