On any given day, I can be ecstatic. Or caught in the clutches of insatiable curiosity. Or I feel … More
Tag: coping skills
Looking back on my “first” Aspie / autistic Christmas…
I got back home exactly a week ago, and I’ve had some time since then to settle back in to … More
So maybe I don’t have my shizz together: an Aspie / Autistic mini-meltdown
It happened Tuesday night at the office, luckily long after we had closed for the day. It had been a … More
Asperger’s / autism survival strategies in appointment-related environments
As some of you know, I’ve recently undergone extensive dental work over the past few months. This required numerous appointments … More
Sharing: What if autistic people *need* to “lose words” when we’re young?
Such a fresh perspective! Excellent points made. An interesting thought came to mind while I was doing my morning exercise … More
When the “mask” begins to crack…
I rocked a lot today. Back and forth, almost until I felt queasy (is that even possible?). Because I’m a … More
The “bell-curve” of masking & acting abilities in Asperger’s / autistic people
From what I’ve experienced, I’ve used various “coping” skills to “get by” as a “functional”(?) adult in the rest of … More
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