“I won’t just outgrow this!”

Something that seems to be an unfortunately-common expression towards an Aspie or anyone else on the Spectrum regarding their traits or quirks is, “You’ll/he’ll/she’ll outgrow this”, “Why are you so weird? Normal people don’t do that”, etc. It is a shame that most people assume that someone on the Spectrum like me will eventually stopContinue reading ““I won’t just outgrow this!””

Autism Myth’s Dispelled: Aspies aren’t Affectionate

In honor of yesterday being World Autism Awareness Day, it has been suggested to me that I take some time and dispel some common myths surrounding people with Asperger’s or some other variation of the Autism Spectrum. For one, a very common and unfortunate misconception about people on the Spectrum that is that they don’tContinue reading “Autism Myth’s Dispelled: Aspies aren’t Affectionate”

A Letter to my Younger Self with ASD

Everyone has things that they wish they had done differently, or could go back and change it if it were possible. What would you tell your younger self? What is there that no one told you about adulthood that you wish you knew? There is plenty about adulthood that I wish I knew more about.Continue reading “A Letter to my Younger Self with ASD”

Captains log 2-19 (Life Update)

It’s Monday. The bitter cold has no end in sight. Single to negative digits are in the foreseeable forecast and there is no warmth in sight. Snow continues to pile outside. Cabin fever is setting in. Daylight seems to be lasting longer, giving me hope for springs arrival soon. We made it through tax seasonContinue reading “Captains log 2-19 (Life Update)”

Winter Arthritis… I Can’t Even…

Winter is inevitable and for people like me who suffer from arthritis this can mean a season of constant aches and pains. For me the weather-related arthritis pain can be debilitating. Even with regular medication I can go from walking around my house to being stuck in one place barely able to do anything. InspiredContinue reading “Winter Arthritis… I Can’t Even…”