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Overstimulated — The Bipolar Writer

The clinking of dishes; The lights; The “Mom, I’m hungry.” “He’s hitting me.” “Can you play with me?” “What’s for dinner?” The piles of laundry; The overflowing dirty dishes; The homework; The crying infant; The endless varieties of ketchup; The music; The shoulder tapping; The blaring of the television; If you are a parent, you […] […]

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” Jiminy Crikits” — Jonny Lamar, morganicculture.wordpress.com

I hear them, They oppose me, They oppose each other, They shout, They whimper, I can’t appease one without being attacked by the another, They say thing that are not true, And I believe them without question, Are they present for my protection? Or is this just a manifestation of the burdens I placed on […] […]

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From Traumatized to Trying Again — The Bipolar Writer

  The pain and darkness of my depression were so severe, constant and intense, that for a long time, even after these symptoms started to let up, I felt traumatized by having lived through it. The thought of ever digressing back into that nightmare filled me with fear. I hoped and prayed that it would […]

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FB Screen | Reviews of Nikki Osborne’s Show on St Kilda Comedy Club Page

Bonnie Cameron: I have seen some pretty lame comedy shows but even the worst have made me laugh at least a little. Not Nikki Osborne. her show was not even remotely funny. Aside from the apalling amount of swearing (seriously saying the f word a lot doesn’t make you funny) she’s disgustingly disrespectful of her […]

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Screen | Activist to Brava: The Media Has Only Ever Shared Nikki’s Side …

Kathy Isaacs on June 8, 2018 at 8:20 am There has been a lot of public discussion about this show, but the media has only ever shared Nikki’s side of it. No doubt she has a stronger publicity machine than the many, many individual Autistic adults who have been ridiculed and vilified on her Facebook […]

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‘On The Spectrum’: Australian Comedian Nikki Osborne – BRAVA Media

Autism is a very serious topic. Just not tonight. Nikki Osborne is an Australian actress, and a regular on comedy panels on Australian television. A mother to a child with autism, she also spends her time blogging and campaigning for autism awareness. Her belief is that sentiment being ‘it’s not just okay to be different, it’s […]

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Nikki Osborne’s Comic Set “On The Spectrum” Has People Angry | 97.3fm – Brisbane’s widest variety of music from the ’80s to now

  Comedian Nikki Osborne is set to unveil “On The Spectrum” at the Melbourne Comedy Festival based around her autistic son. Source: Nikki Osborne’s Comic Set “On The Spectrum” Has People Angry | 97.3fm – Brisbane’s widest variety of music from the ’80s to now