Thoughts and illustrations on living with Asperger's Syndrome.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Grosser Than Grocery














12 comments:

  1. Ikr.? I just try to pay attention to the cashier as they're ringing stuff up. Sometimes it'll remind me of something I forgot.

    Chris

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    1. They'll get you every time, it's always something...

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  2. this has happened to me many times. and not just at grocery stores, either...it's happened to me at coffee shops, libraries and my local 7-11. basically anytime i'm in a place where I have to wait in a line.

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    1. Where there are lines, there are line shenanigans...

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  3. Spot on. Queue etiquette. Who made the rules?!

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  4. And the NTs wonder why I wear earplugs and sun glasses at the grocery store.

    The other thing I hate about lines is the guy standing four inches from my back and breathing on my neck. Talk about meltdown. I now put the empty cart between me and the person behind me. Makes them mad but they seem to be mad no matter what.

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    1. I like a cart buffer zone myself.

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  5. This is me, every time I go to the grocery store alone. Social anxiety at it's finest.

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  6. And don´t forget the feeling of wanting to crawl in some hole when you´re back home.
    Sometimes I need hours to stop feeling embarrassed :-( Hubby doesn´t get it - even past situations
    bushwack me sometimes if they were worse enough. Years later I still want to crawl in some hole remembering.
    And a "get over it already" doesn´t really help me.....
    Thanks@Matt for again putting into words what I feel but can´t express, You do that a lot, and have helped me so many times
    to start communicating with my environment

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