Almost Six Weeks Later, Still here waiting for the Yellow Light to go to the next step

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

The Caffeine Detox

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

Everything Changes

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

Unemployable Part 1: An Autistic Woman Ends Her Time with Career Counseling » The Aspergian

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

The Next Decade in Autism — The Life Autistic

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

This Christmas has been very hard on my kids and me, but we’re survivors — The Autism Dad

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

Paying It Forward: ‘Bill Of The Month’ Series, A Vital Toolkit For Patients, Wraps Year 2

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

Texas Law Highlights Dilemma Over Care For Patients With No Hope Of Survival

Charlotte Huff FORT WORTH, Texas ― Critically ill Tinslee Lewis ― a Fort Worth baby embroiled in a dispute between her family and a hospital over whether to continue life-sustaining treatment ― is the most recent public face of the heartbreaking and intractable dilemmas often confronted quietly in intensive care units. But her circumstances are … Continue reading Texas Law Highlights Dilemma Over Care For Patients With No Hope Of Survival