For most of my life, I have been in a perpetual state of trying to accomplish the next thing.
Ironically, or perhaps as should be expected, I have rarely felt as though the project I just finished is worthy of personal praise. This innate
One of my favorite quotes about autism: If you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with autism. Autism is not a one-size-fits-all condition. It is an umbrella term for a wide range of characteristics held by various
You are an anomaly;
A nebula, the birth-place of light and wonder.
Your glow is widespread and beyond reach.
They will call you a rarity.
They will ask what makes you tick, as though you are the sum of mechanical parts
I am a functional 8.
You know the pain scale? I am the little face with the wrinkled up, inward-facing eyebrows and the frown with a hint of scowl. I’m not crying yet, but I sure as hell feel like it. It hurts, a whole
For as long as I can remember, I have been considered odd. Not the sort of odd that makes me unlikable, but the type of odd that makes it difficult for me to be understood by or understand others. My values and needs