All the cool websites have frequently asked questions (FAQ) pages, and I wanna be cool too.


Why is  your blog called Eating Off Plastic?

Due to my sensory problems, I like to use plastic (or paper) plates rather than glass when eating. People cannot be trusted to eat quietly with glass and silverware.

How old are you?

I’m 24, at this very moment. Now I’m 25.  Ah, 26. Shoot, 27. Aging sucks.

What is your real name?

Kelly Dillon.

What is SPD?

SPD stands for Sensory Processing Disorder. It’s a neurological condition that I’ve had for my entire life. Learn more here: SPD Foundation

Do you have Autism?

I was diagnosed with high-functioning autism when I was 16, however, I think the bulk of my problems are sensory-based. Still, I would consider myself “on the spectrum” but more towards the Aspergerian side.

What’s with the owl on your head?

Silly human, it’s a hat! There is an entire page dedicated to this question: HERE

Can I message you privately?

Unless you’re creepy, you can email me at kellydillon91@gmail.com

You’re not an illustrator! These drawings are so terrible, an earthworm has more talent than you!

WHO SAYS EARTHWORMS HAVE NO TALENT? Also, it just so happens I make other illustrations! Check out my work through Instagram, @kd_illustration

HAVE A QUESTION FOR ME? Leave a comment and I’ll respond and add it into this list!



  1. Which brand of ZEMS do you use? Would they block the noise of the ceramic plates my family uses at dinner time?

  2. Sorry if I posted this teice but I don’t see my comment. Which brand of ZEMS do you use? Do they block the evil clanging of ceramic plates? Thanks!

    1. Hi Hannah – you probably didn’t see your comment show up because I have to approve of each comment before it appears. But to answer your question, I use ZEMS by SensGard. Here’s the website: http://www.sensgard.com/

      I bought mine many years ago, so I’m not sure if they’ve tweaked the design, but the products on their page look the same as the one I have. They work like a charm – I hope they help you too! xo kelly

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