Time Away with Mum

With Mum being Connie’s main carer and me being able to be at home with Connie a lot, it is fair to say that between the two of us we provide the majority of the care for Connie. We normally work it that if one of us is going away then the other will be […]

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Connie’s Favourite Things – Christmas Edition!

Connie loves the festive season and there are certain things that we have and that we do that are her favourites. For her, they are the things that let her know it is Christmas and when it is time to get excited! The Christmas Tree – Connie always likes having a Christmas tree but this […]

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Christmas Tree Vs Connie’s Chair

If you have been following Just Connie for a while, you will know that Connie loves having her chair in the window of the front room. Since getting the chair, we have had the same dilemma every single Christmas  – where do we put the Christmas tree? Connie’s chair always sits in the front window […]

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Sister Weekend

So as most of our followers know, last weekend Mum and Dad went away to Edinburgh for the Christmas Markets leaving Connie with Sister at home. (Brother was home as well but was away on a course for most of the weekend!) You can click here to see our post preparing for Mum and Dad […]

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Sister is in Charge! | Sister Chat

Mum is Connie’s ‘primary carer’ and with Dad at work every day, most of the time I am ‘second in command’ to try and lighten the load. This weekend, Mum and Dad are going away for two nights to Edinburgh for the Christmas Markets which means I step up into the number one spot. I […]

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Connie’s New Diagnosis

2017 has been the year of big changes for both Connie personally and for us as a family. Up until she was 14, Connie was thought to have autism and life was pretty stable. There was a lot of things we didn’t know about Connie but at that point, there was no huge life-changing things […]

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Getting Out of the ‘Slump’

It’s Monday morning and it is the start of a new week. Time to get out of the slump. Connie hasn’t been very well this past week and although she is getting better she still isn’t back to herself. When Connie isn’t well, it is easy to get in a bit of a slump. Connie […]

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