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784d

So I know autism is a spectrum and each of its traits are also a spectrum, but does anyone find that their autistic spectrum shifts depending on the day? Like one day lights and sounds don't bother you, but the next day they bother you so much it makes you cry. Or one day you'll be nonverbal but the next day you'll be so hyperverbal that you can't stop talking all day to anyone. I'm interested to hear from everyone!

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    • Jonesy

      782d

      I know what you mean!! It’s how many “spoons” you have! Each spoon represents a task or an amount of energy but each day has a different amount of tasks! I once focused for a whole week, and at the end I had sensory overload. I forced all the spoons into a single instance on 5 consecutive days!

    • Jonesy

      782d

      I know what you mean!! It’s how many “spoons” you have! Each spoon represents a task or an amount of energy but each day has a different amount of tasks! I once focused for a whole week, and at the end I had sensory overload. I forced all the spoons into a single instance on 5 consecutive days!

    • cryptic

      783d

      literally every day is different for me! most of my issues are sensory. some days i can't even touch a couch, shirt, counter or even a dog!

    • Oovoojaver0306

      784d

      Yes! Me too, some days I’m more “moderate” some days I’m more mild. I’ll be a social butterfly or I’ll hide at home

    • DutchJack

      784d

      Yup, I have the same. It's annoying as hell

    • journey100

      784d

      yes! i didn’t know others felt this way

    • TreePerson

      784d

      Yep!

    • crazy_diamond

      784d

      Absolutely. I'm consistent in my inconsistency.

    • UnluckyUnicorn

      784d

      Definitely! My traits fluctuate almost daily depending on stress, plans/routine, who I’m going to be around (not just masking), and if I get to do something with a special interest. And how much I stim. It’s quite complex.

    • Jadie

      784d

      Yeah and I think the change for me is just natural movement on different spectrums. My bodys response to things can change drastically depending on how stressed I am or if Im masking. Masking makes things more painful. I also have hyperacusis and with that some days its not bad but the next day there is a certain noise that triggers oversensitivity and suddenly everything hurts. And if my hearing isnt properly stimulated to what it needs it sets the entire day off. Weird little things that makes a difference.

    • opossum_my_possum

      784d

      oh absolutely, i have days where i feel almost "" normal "" and days where i feel like i can't talk

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