Washing Away Winter Blues

February 12, 2018 admin 0

It rained all day yesterday. It was one of those cold, relentless rains, which is atypical for February in New England, where the temperatures are […]

The Blue Devil Absolved

February 7, 2018 admin 0

It’s interesting how an experience can make a lot more sense or take on a vastly different interpretation or emotional reaction once it’s over. For […]

Phone Phobia

January 23, 2018 admin 0

Yesterday, I had the interesting experience of talking on the phone to a friend I haven’t spoken to in about eighteen months, since graduating from […]

Respecting My Limits

January 20, 2018 admin 0

In trauma therapy this week, I broached an uncomfortable topic with my therapist at the beginning of the session. After last week’s intensive trauma-based emotional […]

Metacognition

January 20, 2018 admin 0

My brain has been on overdrive the past several days. It’s always an active, hard-to-quiet, multitasking thinking machine, but this level has been boosted several […]

Life as a Puzzle

January 18, 2018 admin 0

As I’ve mentioned, I’m recently on a jigsaw puzzle kick. I’ve been working on them during my afternoon break or before bed. After completing an […]

Struggling Through an MRI

January 13, 2018 admin 0

I had to get another MRI yesterday, which unfortunately, is a relatively routine procedure for me. Unless trapped in a particularly hot, crowded, smelly subway […]

New Goal

January 11, 2018 admin 0

I handled the hassle and stress of the appointments yesterday with more poise, maturity, and equanimity than I expected or even strived for. I think […]

Don’t Cure Me

January 9, 2018 admin 0

I’m irritated about something this morning. It greatly offends me when people talk about treating or curing autism or symptoms of autism. Autism is not […]