I've been throwing a few ideas around in my head recently, to do with autism, diagnosis, self awareness and such like. I kind of want to write something inspirational and calm and strong, something that shows how well I have my life together, but. I don't. And while I can crop out the chaos in my … [Read more...] about Getting up. Going on.
Yesterday's book-on-a-train was Pretending to be Normal, Living with Asperger's Syndrome (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) by Liane Holliday Willer - the new expanded edition. The original book came out in 1999 so there's an additional 15 years of reflection on AS life to be added. Compelling and … [Read more...] about Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome – expanded edition.
Back in my 20s, while doing a lot of martial arts (up to 5 2 hour sessions a week) I started getting problems with my knees. And sometimes my hips. And I had them checked out by doctors, had tests for arthritis (runs in the family) and no one could find anything wrong with them. Fast forward … [Read more...] about So, autism.