Author Archives: Ellie Miller

Mental Health

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been curating my blog, which basically means removing some random posts reviewing various diets, and restaurants in Salisbury, from when I worked there a good few years ago. In the course of that … Continue reading

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Autie Hangover

My blog has been sporadic for a while. About eighteen months ago my mother became very ill, and she passed away last December. So my blog has not been top of my priority list. But today The Husband told me … Continue reading

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#TakeTheMaskOff

This summer, there is a campaign on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (and possibly elsewhere) called #TakeTheMaskOff. It started on 23rd July and as far as I can tell, within my Autistic bubble, it’s taken social media by storm. Autistic people … Continue reading

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The Look and Feel of Autism

How Autism Looks from the Outside My diagnostic assessment has now come through. Here are some interesting observations from the ladies who examined me: She interacted appropriately with the examiner, however the quality of these exchanges was more stilted than … Continue reading

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Bar Mitzvah

Yesterday my thirteen year old son had his Bar Mitzvah celebration. Many relatives and friends came to celebrate with him at our Synagogue, and later at Llanyrafon Manor (which I can thoroughly recommend as a venue if anyone needs one … Continue reading

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Meltdown

I had a meltdown. At least, I’m fairly sure that’s what it was. I’ve had many in my life, but not that recently – not since I realised I was autistic. I’d had a very difficult week at work, and … Continue reading

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When I Got It Wrong

I haven’t blogged for a while. Life is pretty good overall. My husband and children have had many fantastic achievements to their names over the past few months, and I started a great new job earlier in the year, which … Continue reading

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