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A Tetrachromat Christmas!

Ok . . I haven’t been tested for tetrachromacy but I definitely see too many colours! And this is obviously a big problem at Christmas. This is my story this year . . . I sorted through our Christmas decorations … Continue reading

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My Funny Way of Seeing Light!

I have never understood until this year why I have so many days when I say “I feel funny today.” I say “I don’t feel right,” “I feel disconnected,” “I feel insecure” etc. I could never find the reason for … Continue reading

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Irlen Syndrome & The Right Kind of Luminescence!

The night before last I was woken by the glare from my duvet . . yes, the glare from my duvet! And when I say ‘woken’ I don’t mean I lay there and thought ‘Hmm, my duvet is bright tonight!’ … Continue reading

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Colour Sensitivity – Are You a Tetrachromat?

Hi, Is there anyone else out there who thinks they might be a tetrachromat? Apparently 12% of women are supposed to have a 4th cone in their eye. This means they see a lot more colours than other people and … Continue reading

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Irlen Syndrome – Be and See the Light!

Irlen Syndrome – If we are not at one with the light we can’t shine!

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Sensory Processing Disorder – There may be no diagnosis but it is Real!

Today I needed to book an appointment for my son to see a dietician. When I realised that I had to go to floor 10 – the top floor of our local hospital – I broke down into tears. Last … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitives and Seeing the World Softly!

Since my diagnosis of Irlen Syndrome (extreme light sensitivity) I have not always been able to find those ‘just right’ glasses to wear. Sometimes colours still bother me and sometimes my slight lack of binocular vision bothers me. And in … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Blend the Light with the Dark.

As I said on my last post I have discovered that I have a visual processing problem where my right eye is struggling to blend light and dark. On days when there is lots of bright white cloud I tend … Continue reading

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Irlen Syndrome – I can See Light in the Brightness of Summer and the Darkness of Winter!

I have had a quite a bumpy ride trying to find the right glasses to help me with my sensitivity to light and colour. I found some glasses to work in mid summer. They just stopped glare really and the … Continue reading

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My Need to make Complete!

  I gave up trying to complete the decoration of our home and make the perfect recipe file long ago (!) This is not the sort of ‘complete’ I am talking about. I am talking about a more momentary feeling … Continue reading

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