Still peeling the onion. Asperger’s/autism discovery as an adult, for me, has been a never-ending–yet unpredictable–cycle of unpacking and reframing. … More
A short break…
Please forgive me; I have taken a brief break from Silent Wave blogging for a couple days, and I might … More
Careful with autism
This post was inspired by Rhi’s lovely post “An Autistic Anniversary“. While reading it, my brain saw a butterfly and … More
Asperger’s / autistic characteristics are a double-edged sword
Is it possible for a “gift” or advantage to also be a disadvantage or disability? Can one trait fit both … 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
The sensitivity yin-yang ~ one Aspie / autistic perspective
My intentions are pure. My thoughts are in the right place. I try to do everything right. But somehow, I … More
What your Asperger’s / Autistic partner or significant other probably wants you to know ~ Part II
(This post is the second half of a two-part series; Part 1 can be found here.) One of the neat … More
What your Asperger’s / Autistic partner or significant other probably wants you to know ~ Part I
First, a little background… In terms of biology and anatomy, I’m female. In terms of gender identity, I’m non-binary; I … More
I’m “weaker” than I thought (#2 of 30 things I’ve learned since my Asperger’s / autism discovery)
I decided to turn my “30 things I’ve learned since I discovered that I’m on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum” list into … More
Who says Asperger’s / autistic people lack empathy?
Trigger warning, for many, many reasons. I’m just issuing a global trigger warning… I wasn’t going to write during the … More
Failing at Asperger’s / autism…?
It seems ironic that not 24 hours ago, I felt like joining hands and singing Kum-bah-ya with the spectrum world, … More
Asperger’s / autism and depression…
Depression, for me, has always been like a big, gaping hole in the ground. If I’m careful and I watch … More
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