(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

Why and how I blog

Not too long ago, I received an email from a friend who passed along a forwarded message from a new … 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

Mindfulness on the Asperger’s / autism spectrum [Mental Health Monday]

Sometimes it’s hard to be mindful.  Today’s human brains are flying at least 250 miles a minute.  The average Asperger’s/autistic … 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

(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

Conformity does *not* make life “less difficult” for Asperger’s / autistic people

To frame this post properly… When wandering through the interwebs, I came across a forum of people who were all … More

Update, March 15: ‘Menu’ pages & more! One new, one existing page expanded

Hi Everyone! I’m amazed and humbled by how quickly this little blog has grown, and I’m ecstatic to meet and … 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