(My) Asperger’s / autism & the self-like Within [Mental Health Monday]

This may sound hopelessly cynical, but the concept of “self-love” has always seemed a little eyeroll-worthy to me.  Maybe it … More

I’m not a bad friend 

As you’ve already guessed, being discovered to be on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum has been a huge relief for me, in … 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

“I thought I was autistic / an Aspie, but the online quiz said ‘no’ “

No, this didn’t happen to me.  My quizzes and questionnaires returned unquestionable results, and my formal diagnosis was a pretty … More

Once autistic / an Aspie, always autistic / an Aspie

A while back, I wrote a fire hose of posts about Asperger’s/Autism Spectrum diagnosis.  In those posts, I took people … More

A year later, self-diagnosis is ‘still’ ‘valid’ (duh) :)

I apologize for the rapid-firing of blog posts today.  I feel an internal compulsion to play catch-up, making up for … More

My autism…

My autism blurs conventionally-sacred lines – between male and female, science and spirituality, logic/reason and intuition, childhood and adulthood, innocence … More

Top 28 Goals for surviving the Holidays as a newly-late-diagnosed Aspie (Notes to self)

Say “hi” to everyone; speak to everyone at least once. Determine an “escape route” early on, before I need it. … More

The silent wave

I have the feeling that there is a silent wave coming, a wave of females awakening to their neuro-uniqueness and realizing who they are.