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Sick

May 2, 2017 admin 0

Something has been off in my body for the past 24, 48, 72 hours. I don’t feel well, though it’s fairly non-specific and generalized: malaise, […]

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Prosthetics & Orthotics

April 29, 2017 admin 0

It is coming up on a year since I graduated from the University of Hartford’s MS program in prosthetics and orthotics. It’s amazing how much […]

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Summer Screen

April 27, 2017 admin 0

It feels like a summer morning. It’s just past 4:00am and I finished my meditating so I’m lying on the rug in the living room. […]

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Blood Work

April 25, 2017 admin 0

I can’t stand getting my blood drawn. This phobia does not extend to needles in general, as I don’t mind shots, but getting a lab […]

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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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Prognosis

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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Face-Planting

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 […]