Want to learn more about Tourettes? Here’s a conglomeration of my most popular Tourette Syndrome posts! Hey, everyone! Sorry for taking so long to respond to your comments. My family just finished a move across the country, and we’re finally
One of the most common questions I get after telling someone I have Tourette Syndrome is, “Wait, so like, what are your tics?” I think this question is harder to answer than actually telling people I have Tourettes. It feels
While researching for another article, I happened upon a discussion thread about anxiety attacks and exercise. While science has shown that exercise generally lowers anxiety by producing endorphins in the brain, a number of individuals stated that as much as
There’s a 15 minute window of time after most of my workouts where my hand isn’t itching to touch my lip, where my muscles aren’t tensing in odd places, and where I don’t feel the need to squeak. It’s heavenly.
I’ve never taken medicine for my tics or anxiety, but during periods of time where they’re worse, the thought does cross my mind. I think the one of the main reasons I’ve been able to stay off medication has been
I’ve been so sick lately that it felt amazing to finally get back into the gym last night. Since I’ve started to feel better, though, I’ve felt my tics coming back, and they’ve been a bit worse than usual. Jumping on that rowing machine was like a
Well, we’ve hit that long stretch that comes every school year, the one that lasts from Labor Day to the end of October with no holidays. The kids have memorized their schedules, and the glamour and gleam of school is