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"Everyone's in place?" "Affirmative," said a voice in his ear piece. Detective Salazar stared into the transparent walls of the diner while standing across the street underneath a blinking street light. The air was unbearably cold, but his focus was fixed on the man sitting by himself at the booth in the middle of the diner.
Things You Shouldn't Say or Do to People with Tourette's
Having Tourette's is frustrating enough. Your mind is constantly thinking about a thousand different things at a time. You tic constantly and try to keep it under control with no avail. It's a struggle to be in certain places where being silent is crucial, like movie theaters and plane rides. The list goes on and on.
The Night Bus
"Come on..." Ramona shook the door handle to her apartment in frustration. No matter how many times she tried to insert her key to open it, her door would not budge. So she continued to shake it furiously, hoping something would happen.
Growing Up Suicidal and How It Has Affected Me Today
Pictured above is me at my happiest. Who wouldn't be happy to pet goats at the zoo? Even as an adult, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. That whole day was a nice escape. You probably can't tell, but I was battling some really serious mental issues at this time. And I say you probably can't tell because of the look of satisfaction on my face with my new goat friend.
I'm Not Lazy, I'm Depressed
This is not an excuse. This is an explanation. There are so many things I want to do. I can talk to you for hours upon hours about the items on my bucket list. Even from a day-to-day perspective, there are several things I like to get done. Have you ever gotten something accomplished? It's a great feeling right? Well, I too enjoy that feeling of accomplishment and success.
Tourette's: Growing up with the Disorder I Never Knew I Had
In the third grade, my class and I were eating lunch in the cafeteria. One of my classmates, John, sat at the table and brought out a large bag of Airheads: The holy grail of candies to a bunch of nine-year-olds. The craziest part is that he was giving pieces of them away to everyone at the table.
“I’m telling you, it’s all in the motion.” She holds the stone in her hand and winds her arm back. Knees bent, eyes squinted, and focused on the water. Then, almost as graceful as it is forceful, she chucks the smooth, edgeless stone at the surface of the water and watches it skip.