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 →

Autism/PTSD: Self Doubt

I know what it's like to doubt myself. When I do I think about how my worth does not come from another. My Mom was very abusive. She taught me I was to blame for all that ailed her and that I was worthless. And I believed her. It took years of practicing self love... 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: Assumptions and Labels

Hey lovelies, Please know my writing comes from a place of healed perspective. Not one of distress or alarm in my current life. (Though it has before and that is fine by me.) I am currently quite happy and extremely content. I love my life. I love my boyfriend, my family, his family, my sacred... Continue Reading →

Autism: Advocacy

I had nightmares last night. If I dream often it is a nightmare. I used to have amazing powerful dreams. I always fly in them. I build machines to fly and have abilities. But these dreams have stopped lately. I'm also often saving people from wrecks. Or guiding people through the apocalypse. Some say this... Continue Reading →

Autism Notes: Autism in GirlsĀ 

"A 2012 study by cognitive neuroscientist Francesca Happ of King's College London and her colleagues compared the occurrence of autism traits and formal diagnoses in a sample of more than 15,000 twins. They found that if boys and girls had a similar level of such traits, the girls needed to have either more behavioral problems... Continue Reading →

Autism Notes: Disclosure

If anyone tells you they are Autistic please do not presume to know their experience and respond by saying, "you don't look autistic," or "but you can make eye contact," or "well clearly your high on the spectrum," or "everyone is on the spectrum," or the dreaded, "you're not Autistic." These are all incredibly presumptuous,... Continue Reading →

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