Incomplete autism (?)

Sometimes I feel like I’m not exactly a “completely” autistic person, in a way. What does that mean? Well, it’s … More

Learning to say “no” can be fun [Mental Health Monday]

In my chronic quest for acceptance from others, I have often tried to be socially correct.  My default definition of … More

They thought I was being ‘obstinate’…when I was just #ActuallyAutistic 

Before we left for the clinic, I asked my partner over breakfast, “how busy is your schedule today?” He said, … More

How discovering that I’m on the Asperger’s / autism spectrum has changed me 

So anyway, as y’all know, yesterday I celebrated my “Aspie birthday” (please pardon the term–that’s just what it feels like … More

Nearing a meltdown…

I actually wrote this post out, in its word-for-word entirety, many months ago.  The situation described here happens occasionally, but … More

Annual cycles, neurology, and reframing of life

It fascinates me how, when thinking back over a previous 12-month time span, I’ll feel “closer”, in a way, to … More

Asperger’s / autism vs Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Discovering that I’m on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum has brought me through an unexpected scenic journey into the field of “abnormal” … More