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
One of the screener questions used in the pre autism diagnosis questionnaire is whether you're a big picture or a small details person. I have no idea how to answer that question. As I'm sure I've written before (although I can't put my cursor on where or when to link) when I was a systems … [Read more...] about Big details, small picture.
When I started blogtember, it was to kick start my writing again. And it's worked - I've blogged every day in September. It also hasn't worked, because sitting at the kitchen table at 11 o clock at night, drooping with tiredness and yet not willing to go to bed because I haven't blogged isn't … [Read more...] about What's it all for?
I've been writing on this blog for 14 years. If you've been reading as long, you've travelled a moderately bumpy road with me - childbirth and rearing, pregnancy, lost pregnancies, in and out of work and career changes, my sister's death, a move to a whole different county. More recently there's … [Read more...] about How do you deal with change when it's you that's changing?
A few weeks ago on twitter, I put out the following tweet https://twitter.com/liveotherwise/status/851124884432465920 [Text reads: Looking for resources on autistic inertia, burnout, regression particularly with reference to late diagnosis. Grateful for RTs.] It's my top tweet of the month, … [Read more...] about Autistic burnout/ regression/ inertia – it's not just me.