Sensory overeating

So, I’ve been trying to figure out why I overeat. I’ve always said it’s not because I comfort eat, I can’t eat when I’m sad/upset, I only eat when I’m content/happy. I don’t eat to fill any hole inside, except when my stomach is empty. Actually, I struggle to eat when my stomach is empty […]

Dinner time

Partner – “what do you want for dinner? I’m doing tins for quickness. There’s soup, meatballs or spaghetti on toast” Me – oh crap, dinner “Um…I’ll have a look” Pokes head in cupboard “oh, there’s cheese and broccoli pasta, I’ll have that. I’ll make it myself later because I know you don’t like the smell” Partner – “okay, that’s fine” […]

A love of novelty

It’s quite a well-known fact that Autistic people dislike change, so much so that many have been know to meltdown at the idea of any change to their routine. Autistic people prefer routine because it’s safe and predictable, you know what’s going to happen, when and how. There’s less anxiety because there are fewer unknown […]

PDA and healthy eating.

Healthy eating, it’s something we think about daily. Everything that’s good for us seems to come in the shape of a demand. Going to school can get us a decent education which can lead to a better job – a demand given to us from society. Getting dressed, washing, grooming ourselves – a demand from […]