You Are Worthy

Before I found out I was autistic I learned really unhealthy thoughts to cope with the world around me. I believed for certain that I was born under an unlucky star. I thought no matter how hard I worked or how dedicated I was I would never really succeed. I believed that I would never... Continue Reading →

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When Labels Equal Freedom, My Autistic Experience

I have really been reflecting a lot on labels, diagnosis, and self identifying words. When we choose to define ourselves with a word many people see this as a self limiting box. People often say, "don't let labels define you," or as Colin Wright said, "labels only confine. Aspire to be undefinable." Now, here's the... Continue Reading →

c/PTSD: You Can Heal

Whenever I struggle to fight for myself. I write a letter to myself like I'm not me. I tell myself all the things I long to hear. And it took a long time, but I really believe it now. I'm worth fighting for. We all are. You are so worthy of so much love and... Continue Reading →

Autism: Burnout

Autistic Burnout is a real thing. When you have Autism everything is a little more taxing. Our systems are processing information both from the senses, communication, and the body in different ways that can be more taxing than an Allistic person.  I often find that if I don't take frequent breaks when I'm working I... Continue Reading →

Autism: When My Mother Died

  When my Mother died it broke my heart in ways that I will never be properly able to explain in words. I came out of my paralyzing grief a different person. Make no mistake, I am still grieving. I will always have this new knowledge of this thing called grief. I do not believe... Continue Reading →

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