Hi all! OK, first some quick updates… I’ve fished some comments out of my spam folder (dang WordPress!) and replied … More
Autism, emotions, and self-expression
Hollywood and the media would have people believe that autistic people are “robots”. (I know, right?) But those of us … More
(Content Advisory: sadness, grief, brief mention of ideation) I’m here, my lovelies ❤ It’s been a hell of a past … More
Common on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum is the occurrence of Alexithymia, or the difficulty with identifying and expressing emotions. During the … More
Asperger’s / autism, alexithymia, and apathy
Today is a good day to connect dots. Dot-connecting brings calm and contentment, weaving together various loose ends that might … More
Processing loss, Part 2 ~ Climbing out of the abyss [Mental Health Monday]
So, here I am. Sitting on the deck, gazing at the trees, in some semblance of peace. Since alexithymia strikes … More
Oh my gosh, how do I do this? I’m at a loss, confused, and alone, the latter of which I … More
The darkest recesses
(Content Warning: hints at suicidal ideation) This is one of those times when you can judge a book by its … More
(My) Asperger’s / autism and burnout (?)
The concept of burnout, as it applies to the autism spectrum, seems to be a hottish topic among the Asperger’s/autistic … More
Lost my words
Usually, I’m verbose, complicated, oversharing, somewhat competent. 😉 Tonight, I am not. Well, maybe I’ll overshare, but I don’t feel … More
Can we talk about autism awareness?
Please, be aware… That we are different from you. But we are not lesser than you, any more than Mac … More
Alexithymia during an emotional breakdown…?
Yep, it’s happening now. Life sometimes has a way of piling up behind–and on top of–me. The old familiar sensation … More
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