Patricia🏳️‍🌈_#TaylorsVersion Profile picture
#Autistic / #ADHD #neurodivergent #DisabilityRights 🆘 #LandBack #Indigenous 🌈 #Queer #nonbinary 💛🤍💜🖤 #CovidIsNotOver #dogs 🐾 #chinchillas #swifty 🧣🐍
Dec 11, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
It's been 5.5 months since I had #COVID19. This is the best I've felt.

I ended up with #LongCovid. I lost my summer to the infection. Most days it was all I could do to walk to the end of my driveway and get my mail.

The neurological aspects of the result of the virus have ++ been the most difficult to deal with. The brain fog. The tingling and numb toes and fingers.

Then there's the cardio aspects - months of arrhythmia. I needed an ECG.

Then there's how my bloodwork has been a mess. Sugars up, cholesterol up, blood pressure up, liver enzymes ++
Aug 10, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
Last night I was genuinely struggling. I thought about calling a help line. I thought about what it would be like to permanently escape. I thought about my dogs, my sister, my mom, my husband.

I thought about my dearest friend, and the few close friends I have.

I thought ++ about how helpless I feel watching this planet spin more and more out of control every day.

I thought about how powerless I feel. How hopelessness is taking me over.

I thought about the weight of my trauma. If it could ever be untangled.

I thought about being Indigenous and ++
Apr 14, 2022 7 tweets 5 min read
In my late 40's, seeing nothing in #NovaScotia for #ActuallyAustistic women, I started a group which has become a program.

The program expanded to the creation of a teen group as well.

Yesterday our teen group did a scavenger hunt in the Camp Hill Cemetery.

I developed the ++ activity. I provided a history, etiquette for while we were there, and the questions of what we were looking for.

One of the graves that I wanted them to find was Viola Desmond.

We did and talked about her activism and reflected on the changes she made.

We found many ++