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Jimmy Langford

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Please feel free to share and talk about any disabilities you have, mentally or physically. I personally have Aspergers (high functioning autism), ADHD, and OCD, and maybe a little schizophrenic? When I was a baby, I was a late talker, and did not cry very much. I also poked myself in the eyes when I was young. I am challenged in daily life with social interactions, but make by pretty fine. I am one with animals and love any friendly friend. I don’t kill friendly bugs either. I am afraid of loud noises such as gunshots or even a balloon popping. I’m generally a quite person, but am a mess at school. With OCD, I am extremely protective of historical objects, and when I damage something special to me, even the slightest, I have somewhat of a breakdown. I wanted to end my life after I accidentally broke a tea cup that was part of a china set that belonged to my great great grandmother. What really got me is, my great grandmother said the same day that she gave me the set, that my great great grandmother would be proud that I was taking care of her stuff. I cried profusely under my bed for almost a hour. I have depression and anxiety, which comes along with autism. When this school year started up, I hung a noose from a tall tree. Would I have done it? I don’t know, all I know is I did indeed hang a noose from a tree. I have done self harm in the past, and I have held a unloaded pistol to my head pulling the trigger. See, things get to me more than most people. I have never kept friends, I always burn bridges. I am also self destructive. But all in all, I’m a pretty nice/happy person. I do contribute my intellectualism with Autism & ADHD. I have a profuse hyper fixation in history. I like to say “I have a passion for history written in stone, inside that stone is a heart which will beat till death do part”. History is what really keeps me going. I’m really a fanatic aren’t I? I don’t know what I would do without it. Another good thing about me, I care about facts, NOT EMOTIONS. I don’t like happy delusions to set false hope. I am also very logical. I am outspoken in my views on the world. Most of my disabilities are thanks to my mother who did drugs when she was pregnant. Thankfully, I don’t live with either of my parents. I live with another family member, which I have for 15/15 years of my life, which in itself has posed problems. I really hope to hear some of your disabilities and stories.
 
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I was born with a learning disability which made graduating from high school harder for me than my siblings and at the age of 24 I was in a automobile accident to where I crushed my chest causing several internal injuries I now 30 years later have to deal with back issues between my shoulders and neck both of which were damaged in the accident .my lungs were damaged and have caused a life time of breathing issues as well although I was found to have learning problems early in life I have been gifted with a talent of woodworking .we all have our plows to pull the trick is to keep them from digging to deep !
 

Jimmy Langford

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I was born with a learning disability which made graduating from high school harder for me than my siblings and at the age of 24 I was in a automobile accident to where I crushed my chest causing several internal injuries I now 30 years later have to deal with back issues between my shoulders and neck both of which were damaged in the accident .my lungs were damaged and have caused a life time of breathing issues as well although I was found to have learning problems early in life I have been gifted with a talent of woodworking .we all have our plows to pull the trick is to keep them from digging to deep !
Very sorry to hear about the incident. I personally think that woodworking is very stress relieving. Would you agree?
 

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Have you tried any social assistance programs or hospitals in your area? Sounds like you're going through a tough time and they might be better equipped to make that journey a bit easier. Stay strong. When dealing with tough times, I recall song lyrics to the tune of "suck it up, tough it out, and be the best you can"
 

Jimmy Langford

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Have you tried any social assistance programs or hospitals in your area? Sounds like you're going through a tough time and they might be better equipped to make that journey a bit easier. Stay strong. When dealing with tough times, I recall song lyrics to the tune of "suck it up, tough it out, and be the best you can"
Thanks! :) It’s just a up and down roller coaster. I’m okay now, but won’t be sometime later. Isn’t that for everybody? Thankfully, I have a therapist I can talk to.
 

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Thanks! :) It’s just a up and down roller coaster. I’m okay now, but won’t be sometime later. Isn’t that for everybody? Thankfully, I have a therapist I can talk to.
World is a weird place. Normal people are hardly "The Norm" anymore. Don't feel so bad. I have always felt like a round peg in a square hole. I didn't create this world or society but I do have to endure it.
ROBBYBOBBY64.
 

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Please feel free to share and talk about any disabilities you have, mentally or physically. I personally have Aspergers (high functioning autism), ADHD, and OCD, and maybe a little schizophrenic? When I was a baby, I was a late talker, and did not cry very much. I also poked myself in the eyes when I was young. I am challenged in daily life with social interactions, but make by pretty fine. I am one with animals and love any friendly friend. I don’t kill friendly bugs either. I am afraid of loud noises such as gunshots or even a balloon popping. I’m generally a quite person, but am a mess at school. With OCD, I am extremely protective of historical objects, and when I damage something special to me, even the slightest, I have somewhat of a breakdown. I wanted to end my life after I accidentally broke a tea cup that was part of a china set that belonged to my great great grandmother. What really got me is, my great grandmother said the same day that she gave me the set, that my great great grandmother would be proud that I was taking care of her stuff. I cried profusely under my bed for almost a hour. I have depression and anxiety, which comes along with autism. When this school year started up, I hung a noose from a tall tree. Would I have done it? I don’t know, all I know is I did indeed hang a noose from a tree. I have done self harm in the past, and I have held a unloaded pistol to my head pulling the trigger. See, things get to me more than most people. I have never kept friends, I always burn bridges. I am also self destructive. But all in all, I’m a pretty nice/happy person. I do contribute my intellectualism with Autism & ADHD. I have a profuse hyper fixation in history. I like to say “I have a passion for history written in stone, inside that stone is a heart which will beat till death do part”. History is what really keeps me going. I’m really a fanatic aren’t I? I don’t know what I would do without it. Another good thing about me, I care about facts, NOT EMOTIONS. I don’t like happy delusions to set false hope. I am also very logical. I am outspoken in my views on the world. Most of my disabilities are thanks to my mother who did drugs when she was pregnant. Thankfully, I don’t live with either of my parents. I live with another family member, which I have for 15/15 years of my life, which in itself has posed problems. I really hope to hear some of your disabilities and stories.
I've been diagnosed with Tourettes and OCD. Doesn't effect me as much as it had when I was younger, but the OCD is definitely still experienced with things time to time, especially my want to get out and dig!
 

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I have ADD/ADHD (or whatever it's called now) and OCD. Both are largely under control as adult, but as a small child it made things difficult, especially having some sort of ODD.
School of hard knocks all the way lol...
Excercises (in every sense) helped/helps and I've
learned to cope and pick my battles.
Good luck!

We don't get to choose the hand we are dealt, but we do have to play them.
I've been diagnosed with Tourettes and OCD. Doesn't effect me as much as it had when I was younger, but the OCD is definitely still experienced with things time to time, especially my want to get out and dig!
 

Jimmy Langford

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World is a weird place. Normal people are hardly "The Norm" anymore. Don't feel so bad. I have always felt like a round peg in a square hole. I didn't create this world or society but I do have to endure it.
ROBBYBOBBY64.
The smart ones are really the depressed ones. We see the world in another view.
 

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