Category Archives: journal
Journal: Health issues, hospital stay, blood test results. Anxiety.
I had planned to write so much over the summer, alas, that didn’t happen like I wanted. Instead, I have been consumed with fears about my health. A hospital stay, blood tests, and waiting have taken up all of my … Continue reading
My thoughts on “13 Reasons Why”.
The following was actually a Facebook status of mine, but I figured what the heck, copy paste that mofo, it works as a blog post as well. Since it’s my thoughts on a show about suicide I’ll add a possible … Continue reading
Our Routinely-ish Morning Scrambly Thing.
I don’t usually like talking about the kids too much, I don’t want to invade their privacy like that. However, I’m at a loss as to what to write about for Autism Acceptance Month. So I was like, dude, write … Continue reading
Searching For Motivation
Nothing. Nothing. Nothing. I sit here and stare at this screen and nothing. So I’m going to write about this nothing. Since I have nothing to write about. It seems that my physical pain and exhaustion is accompanied by … Continue reading
I’ve been rather busy as of late but I just added the WordPress app to my new iPhone 7 and thought I’d try it out with an update post. I may do more of these in the future. Just recently … Continue reading
Back to school and venting about last year….
So the new school year is starting. This is good. All parents know that feeling when they FINALLY go off to school again. For us it is that, but then it is also a bit stressful when considering all the school meetings that will ensue in the near future because my kids are autistic…… Continue reading
Stop #NotAll-ing Us.
If you do not know what I mean by #NotAll-ing: When an autistic posts something about what allistics do, it goes without saying that not all do it, but many do, so responding with “not all allistics do that, so … Continue reading
It’s April 2nd. Autism “Awareness” up the wazoo. So here’s mine…
I posted the following in a rather large autism parent support group on FB and on my FB page for Eluding Atrophy: Happy Autism Awareness/Acceptance Day!!! Whatever color you use, blue, gold, red, or symbol, puzzle pieces or the rainbow … Continue reading
Online Bickering about Autism
I am Autistic. That is not up for debate. But for some reason, very often, actually, it seems to become the topic of discussion when I do bring it up while trying to “voice” an experience I may have had … Continue reading
New Year’s Eve in an ASD Household
New Year’s Eve. Fireworks. Parties. Celebration. Noise. Lights. Boom! Meltdowns. The holidays can be especially hard on those with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). The change in routine, the chaos that is preparing for the holidays, the family gatherings, and all … Continue reading