Category Archives: A Little to the Left of Normal

Basically Hello

Hello everyone and welcome to Basically Creative, where all things artistic come to play. Basically Creative is a collaborative effort between Holly @HollyjollyfishDesigns and Karen @Thistleyroses. Not only are we best friends but we are also both studying Graphic Design … Continue reading

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A Little to the Left of Normal β€” Christmas-time Remeniscing

Hiya Luvvies! I thought to myself yesterday, Whoa! I’ve not posted a “Little to the Left of Normal”episode in AGES,Β and so I decided to post one today πŸ™‚ I can’t remember how I got onto the topic, but I was … Continue reading

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A Little to the Left of Normal – Crippling Anxiety

Ok, so I have a rather sizable issue with anxiety. For the most part I can deal with it on the surface so no one knows. I can lead when I want nothing more than to follow at my own pace. I can stand and fight when all I want to do is run and hide. You do what you have to and you learn how to cope.

Thing is, when you pack too much scary shit into that little pocket you have in your head for holding this stuff at bay, at some point the seams are going to burst. Continue reading

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A Little to the Left of Normal: Episode 3 – Smoke and Mirrors

Hiya luvvies! Today I want to talk about Asperger’s and Dyspraxia. As a Dyspraxic Aspie myself, this post is based a little less on the fact sheets people like to google, and a littleΒ more on my actual experiences. When I … Continue reading

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A Little to the Left of Normal: Episode 2 – Negative Rumblings

You know that way where you just can’t catch a breath and everything is lumped on you all at once? Being a carer is tough, and don’t get me wrong, given the choice again I would make exactly the same … Continue reading

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A Little to the Left of Normal: Episode 1 – Surprise! I’m an Aspie.

Welcome. Are you seated comfortably? Good. Then let us begin this week’sΒ Asperger’s Anonymous meeting. I’ll go first shall I? Hiya luvvies! My name’s Karen. And I’m a little to the left of normal. I have been accepted by the Scottish … Continue reading

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