The Boyfriend

It’s all she’s ever wanted. And now she has it. A mate. A friend. A closeness. A peer to learn from and share with. It’s all I’ve ever wanted for …

It’s happened

The Rose, my beautiful Rose, appears to have a boyfriend. She’s 17.5 yrs old. I’m scared. Anyone who has read this blog will know of The Rose’s long held desire for romance. Any parent …

You Got A Friend

Friends! They are the Holy Grail for most of us, whatever the scale of our social dys/function. The mates who make you laugh till you cry. The ones who make you …

Like for a like

I’ve been wondering all week what to write next about The Rose. There have been so many shards of possibility but not enough for my questionable writing skills to shape into …

Cinders

Like many girls of 17, The Rose would LOVE a boyfriend. For a while I was selfishly happy she didn’t have one. It meant I could keep her safe and at …

Bring me sunshine

The other day I was reflecting on how much has changed in the two years since The Rose got her diagnosis. Of course nothing much has changed at all for …