1pm. We arrived at the Optometrist calm and in good spirits. He did great in the initial tests even though he memorized the letter sequence for the test with his bad eye. He does that every time, cheeky wombat! Legally blind status confirmed in his right eye. Followed by a complete meltdown at the prospect of eye drops, which had the Optometrist and I on the ground in desperation to administer the drops....there may have been laughter and screams of, "I'M GOING TO DIE!" over and over at the top of his lungs. Me trying to hold him still, calm him and redirect his attention. He finally calmed enough after seeing me survive having drops put in my eyes and we eventually got it done! Further test revealed nothing sinister like a tumor going on in his bad eye so that's fantastic!! New glasses picked out, sized up and ordered. Specialised patch ordered also because he can't deal with sticky patches...and we're out at 2.40pm. He's all good now. I feel like I've run a marathon. #Eyes #TheBespectacledBoy #Optometrist #MumLife #AutismLife #WeSurvived #EyeDropsOfDeath
A nice 3.5km walk around the lake today while my little one scooted next to me and my bestie on the other side having a nice bit of conversation👌we were swooped by magpies 😱 that was terrifying! 😰 #getfit #walk #scoot #aroundthelake #ketofit #ketolife #ketoaustralia #keto #exercise #bisforbunni #magpie #swoopingseason #terrifying #sendrescue #gotbigsticks #wesurvived
The scariest part of Halloween Horror Nights isn't the mazes, those are fun af, it's the LINES. If you go, spend the extra money for front of the line passes and thank me later. Wanna hear my scared cringe laugh? Watch til the end.
Re-racking Jerks. "What is the 4th deadliest thing for a man with a beard Alex." Pause Jerk + 2 Jerks at 140kg. Elbows suspect on last rep. . . . . #wesurvived #hello #jerks #beardlife #beardsofinstagram #groundsandpoundswlc #usaw #weightlifting #olympicweightlifting #catalystathletics #snatch #cleanandjerk #gpshumanperformance #merica
Endlich ein Bild mit meiner Lieblingssitznachbarin uuuund meiner Lieblingsfahrgemeinschaft aus denen in den letzten drei Jahren wichtige und tolle Freundinnen geworden sind. ❤ Danke für all eure Unterstützung in dieser Zeit. 👌 Wenn ich dieser doch sehr anspruchsvollen Ausbildung irgendetwas hinterher weine, dann der gemeinsamen Zeit und den Lästereien mit euch beiden. 😂🙈❤
The last few days the "me too" status has been posted over and over again on facebook and other social media. These are people we know- friends, coworkers, classmates, family. It has been disheartening to see how many people sexual harassment, assault, and trauma has affected in my life, as well as around the world. Today, I want to remind all survivors that you are not alone. No matter where you are in your journey- you are loved. You are amazing. And you survived. Don't compare your progress with others. Everyone is different. It's ok if you want to share. And it's ok if you don't want to. You get to decide who knows your story. Thank you to the men and women out there who help survivors by listening and speaking up when you can. Thank you to the friends and family who have supported me in my journey and thank you to my kind, caring husband for helping me work through my past. We are stronger than we know. We are making huge progress just by talking about the issue of sexual violence. There is still work to do. Let's keep working for a better future together. If you want to know how to make a difference, listen, love, and start with the small daily interactions that are often minimized or brushed off. When you see any behavior contributing to sexual objectification, harassment, or violence on any level, your willingness to vocalize it's not ok helps. Thank you. #metoo #inktober #preventsexualviolence #healingandhope #wesurvived #artandprevention #fierce
It's a shame that we all feel we need to hide. If someone sees our broken pieces will we be loved, accepted and valued. Will they have the mind set of you are weak you let this happen therefore how you are treated you deserve. In some conjuring moment of evaluation you trust the opions of others who have not themselves walked in your shoes. Been ridiculed, violated and treaded upon with hatred eyes that dismissed your value. Your light. Your gift to the world, your innocence that they dared to try and take from you. With that we stand together and we walk hand in hand and support the fellow beautiful lights around us and say we survived. We thrived. You won't break us you won't take us. We are free from your burdens. We are free from your cruelty. We are free from this occurrence that tried to deter us from being the radiant blossoming scent of womanhood to be treasured loved and adored. Not tore down, broken and violated for pleasure alone. A corrupt violation of ones soul. Together we, us, women stand together in hope that our innocence our sense of being can not be used for your pleasure. For your manipulation and terror. That our hearts stand tall and we fight against the perils that try to detach our loving hearts. Together we stand. #metoo With love and light. ❤️ - Joleen Orr #metoo #standtogether #handinhand #wesurvived