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The Mighty

April 19, 2017 admin 0

Exiting news! My first blog post—the one that bravely kicked off this blog (if I may step out of my normally modest shoes for a […]

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April 15, 2017 admin 0

I’m crutching all around the hospital today. For some reason, they’ve designed it so that the orthopedist is in the basement in a small office […]

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The Slow Leak

April 5, 2017 admin 0

Navigating through a “normal” day is completely exhausting, and often a losing battle, for those of us on the spectrum. The sensory bombardment of commonplace […]

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March 31, 2017 admin 0

I face-planted today. I was at physical therapy trying to walk with an iWalk, and I literally toppled prone onto the floor like a stiff […]

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Am I in a Wax Museum?

March 30, 2017 admin 0

The emergence of my nonverbal behavior always frightens me. When my ability to verbally communicate is swallowed, I feel powerless. Our world is not set […]

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Empaths: I Feel What You Feel

March 21, 2017 admin 0

There’s a fair amount of controversy, confusion, and misunderstanding surrounding the relationship between empathy and autism. Of course, autism is a spectrum and there are […]

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March 16, 2017 admin 0

One of my primary goals and purposes for this blog is to establish the discipline of writing somewhat frequently. I have left the “guidelines” for […]

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Gradual Germination

March 11, 2017 admin 0

 I have a lot of difficulty sleeping. It’s never easy to fall asleep and staying asleep is a nightmare (pun intended), as I am plagued […]

The First Step

March 5, 2017 admin 2

I’ve been diagnosed and labeled with all sorts of things in my life, spanning the full gamut of medical and mental health issues, and while […]