Giving up vices on the Asperger’s / autism spectrum

I’m kind of a mess.  I’m more sedentary than I should be.   I engage in the use of a … More

(My) Asperger’s / autism and bitterness

I’m not exactly sure when it happened, but I acquired the tendency to be bitter at times.  The reason I’m … 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

The ABCs of social awkwardness

When writing the notes for my previous post about unsuccessful mimicking, my brain diverted suddenly, off on a tangent, kind … More

Dear recently-diagnosed Aspie / autistic adults <3

(Image Credit: Keri Bowers, a co-founder of one of my favorite sites ever, The Art of Autism collaborative (an article … More

Sometimes I’m almost afraid to check social media…

(I apologize for the downer post here.  If you’re not in the mood for emotional and mental pretzels colored by … More

Unwritten Rules, Expectations, & Faux Pas [My Aspie Life]

Throughout most of my life, I’ve noticed that the way I go about living this life tends to annoy other … More

The downside to being (autistic and) “bright”

“You’re so smart; why can’t you do this or that?” “You could have gotten an A, if only you’d done … More