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    The Navigator is easily distracted. When I say “easily distracted” I really mean willingly distracted, embracing distraction like someone having fallen overboard might embrace a floating plank in an open sea. It is a hallmark of Pathological Demand Avoidance, of course – when faced with the anxiety generated by demands, he
May 24, 2017

FITNESS AND THE AUTISM MOM

While not directly related to Autism, I have focused on my health and fitness so that I can be the best mom I can to my son.

Sometimes it is with small steps like limiting my sugar intake, or making sure I take the dog for a walk each day, or doing 20 minutes of meditation.

Other times it is with big steps like getting a metabolic rate analysis, or going on an elimination diet for 30 days and discovering I am allergic to soy.

I believe the path to health and fitness is very personal, and that each of us have to find the path that is the best fit for us.

It requires examining our own motivations and emotional circumstances, and thoughtful testing and analysis to find what works best.

The articles featured on this page are simply examples of my experiences which I hope are helpful to inspire and guide others on their own fitness paths.