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How can i even go back to functioning?

Warrior_29 Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited March 16 in Coffee lounge
I really struggled to even make pasta and grated cheese today lol. Like I was breathing so heavily. It's like since this diagnosis of aspergers and ADHD all these suppressed emotions are coming out the woodwork. Ah I'm working on support locally but yeah lol


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,211 Disability Gamechanger

    Sorry to hear how this is affecting you . Being diagnosed can be daunting you need to talk this through with right support 

    Does your gp or specialist give you any advice 
    Here to help with my experience in hunan resources and employment rights 
  • Geoark
    Geoark Member, Scope Volunteer Posts: 1,374 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Warrior_29

    Something to keep in mind, diagnosis does not change who you are.

    It can be a lot to process, especially if you were not expecting it and you may need time to adjust and understand what it means for you. Just give yourself time to process it. 

    As an individual I stood alone.
    As a member of a group I did things.
    As part of a community I helped to create change!

  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 5,974

    Scope community team

    Hi @Warrior_29 :) As the others have said, you might need some time to process your diagnoses. Just try and take it one day at a time, and allow yourself the space to feel how you're feeling.

    It's good to hear you're looking for some local support. Is that something your GP is helping you with? 
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