One year ago, I took myself to the doctors, thinking I was having a resurgence of the anxiety and depression I've battled all my life. https://www.instagram.com/p/BbrzKVPBwuU/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=d5rxhoo9vev4 It took a while, but turned out the problem was actually an underactive … [Read more...] about Pebble by pebble.
Over on twitter today I've been involved in a fab conversation with lots of other autistic adults. People have been discussing how they felt post diagnosis, which, particularly for those of us with late dx, can be a whole complicated bunch of things. And then people have gone on to talk about … [Read more...] about Thinking of self
When I wrote my cheery reintroduction post the other day, it felt like I ignored a pretty big elephant in the room. This is the other side of me, the bit that I don't usually brag about. It's hard to know how far to go back with all of this. And this isn't a pity party post, I'm writing about this … [Read more...] about Managing hashimotos, sciatica, anxiety and depression while autistic.
If you want to learn about autism, the best way is to read the people who are autistic. Not people imagining what it's like and writing about it. So for world autism awareness/acceptance day, a list of autistic authors/artists/writers/bloggers. This will obviously not be comprehensive, please feel … [Read more...] about For world autism awareness/acceptance day, read autistic writers!
A question? An answer. Often argument or debate. An explanation. A reason. But not an excuse. The shared love of time contemplating a dust mote in light. Another perspective on a complex world. Finally friends found who just get it, through a lifetime of not quite there, and confused mixed … [Read more...] about Autism is