There is something within the chronic illness community known as the “Spoon Theory.”  In this analogy, the spoons stand for the amount of energy a person living with a chronic illness (such as Fibromyalgia or Lupus) possesses in a day.

Read more “The Jar Principle: On Over-Stimulation & Social Exhaustion”

In prevailing literature, people on the autism spectrum have all of their traits, their behaviors, and even their very existence pathologized.  They are considered to have “mind blindness,” or the opposite of empathy, which means that they are unable to

Read more “Allism Spectrum Disorders: A Parody”

Like the title says, I love Plants. What I mean is, what’s not to love?  They’re beautiful, they manufacture oxygen and clean pollution from the air, and they live off of waste products ranging from their own decomposition, animal waste, and even

Read more “On Autistic Special Interests and My Love for Plants”