A few weeks ago, I met a new doctor who ordered me some standard labs. I within a few hours received a phone call from the doctors office expecting bad news due to the phone call being sudden. However I learned that only my thyroid level was not so great and that all other levels were really good. So Kudos to me for doing this. I feel better too!
As I stated in my earlier post today; I stated I would give a more thorough post on how I am doing since we have been following stay at home orders for almost a month and personally choosing to self-isolate since. But first, we have to time travel back six weeks to see where it … Continue reading Almost Six Weeks Later, Still here waiting for the Yellow Light to go to the next step
I continually struggled with sacrificing for others although I may not like it. This very issue has been a hotbed of discussion between myself and my parents, more so since I have been staying with them for some time now.
I attempted to forego sodas several times in the past few years, I wrote a post on this a while back. But this most recent one is seeming to stick because I am thinking about it differently. Growing up as a child due to the onset of my autism and ADHD, I was always told … Continue reading The Caffeine Detox
Recently, I replied on a Facebook group when a mother asked about getting her son involved in a sport. While responding, I began to think of the sports and extra curricular activities growing up and thought I would enhance on sharing my experiences with them.
In my Johnstown days I was introduced to a wide array of music by my roommates, one of those bands would be Staind. While I was enorlled there, their Chapter V would be released. My roommate and I made the two-bus trip across the Greater Johnstown Area to Circuit City to supply our music. Anyway, … Continue reading Everything Changes
The reality of what it is like to be masked autistic seeking help: gaslighting, dead ends, and dismissive, vague suggestions are the pinnacle of “support” available.Read More → Source: Unemployable Part 1: An Autistic Woman Ends Her Time with Career Counseling » The Aspergian
I came across a ranking of someone’s best albums of the decade and realized “Wow, decades are long, and there’s no way I remember all of this.” It’s the frame with which I’m going into these new Roaring Twenties: If I can barely recall the events of the last ten years, I’m probably not going … Continue reading The Next Decade in Autism — The Life Autistic
It’s been a particularly difficult Christmas this year. The kids have been having a rough time, and if I’m completely honest, I’m running low on patience. It’s not their fault, and at the same time, it’s not my fault I’m struggling as well. The boys are sad, angry, and have been sick for a month.…This Christmas … Continue reading This Christmas has been very hard on my kids and me, but we’re survivors — The Autism Dad
Hannah Norman [khn_slabs slabs="328746" view="pull-right" /] In 2018, KHN and NPR launched “Bill of the Month,” a crowdsourced investigation in which we dissect, investigate and explain medical bills you send us. In telling the story behind one patient’s bill each month, our goal is to understand the genesis of the often exorbitant and baffling charges … Continue reading Paying It Forward: ‘Bill Of The Month’ Series, A Vital Toolkit For Patients, Wraps Year 2