(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

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

Asperger’s / autism and the significance of self-talk [Mental Health Monday]

When no one is watching, what do we say to ourselves?  Whose old tapes play in our brains?  What are … More

Sometimes I’m not okay

Tonight I was talking with my partner.  It started out benignly enough.  We were even on the same proverbial page, … More

Let me tell you about my “mild” form of autism…

By official standards, I’m considered an Aspie (internationally) or “high-functioning” autistic (in the US and other places that use the … More

Sneaking a peek (at what others had to say)

So anyway, I’m going through my formal Asperger’s assessment (well OK–the first of what I hope will be two assessments). … More