How Old Am I?

August 30, 2018 admin 3

For virtually all of my life, I’ve felt like there has been some degree of asynchronicity between my biological age, my emotional age, and my […]

Autistic Burnout

August 27, 2018 admin 0

One of the biggest risks of chronic camouflaging and trying to act the neurotypical part when you’re autistic is that it is so exhausting and […]

Autism and Addiction

August 25, 2018 admin 0

Given the tendency to be obsessive and rigid, it seems reasonable that autistic people might struggle with breaking bad habits and have a higher risk […]

Stimming

August 24, 2018 admin 0

Stimming is a term used to describe self-stimulatory behavior that occurs in a repetitive fashion. While highly prevalent in autistic people, it’s not exclusively confined to […]

Autism Comorbidities

August 16, 2018 admin 0

The sunshine that graced us all day yesterday, coupled with my patience in allowing for the simple passing of time, has thankfully resulted in feeling […]

Bradycardia

August 14, 2018 admin 0

The appointment with the local PCP was epically long yesterday—2 hours—even though it was technically just a follow-up. While that may sound like she spent […]

Genetics

July 17, 2018 admin 0

I wasn’t lonely yesterday, so that was a true triumph! I attribute the lack of that gnawing emotional emptiness to the intensiveness of my work, […]