Sometimes... Sometimes in life we excel. Sometimes in life we fail. Sometimes in life...we ignore the signs of what we need to do.It isn't like we haven't been told what to do time and time again. We know what it does to us if we don't listen to our bodies. This thing called autism, it… Continue reading Sometimes…
Understand The Story
TW/CW: mention of suicide*from solely my perspective*As I started my day today, I felt intense hunger pangs. Being autistic, I struggle with interception and as such my body was telling me that I needed to make nourishing my body a priority.My automatic response was looking at being lazy and having breakfast brought to me, however… Continue reading Understand The Story
Wellness Wednesday: Managing Adulting
Part of being well is having the understanding that there are things in life that must be endured. Even though I am an adult, it can be hard at times to play the adult in me and this can present a challenge in being well.
VLOG #229: The Price and Responsibility That Comes With Freedom As an Autistic Person
In this video, I explain about having freedom and understanding that as an autistic person, it comes at a price and with responsibility.
Early to Bed… Early to Rise
I took this picture almost 3 years ago. Connellsville Veterans Memorial on an early January 2020 morning I have grown immensely since then mentally. So much has happened between the world and I. But one thing that hasn't changed is the fact that I like to start my day earlier than much of the world.… Continue reading Early to Bed… Early to Rise
Adulting: Unperceived Maturity
As I continue this journey of independence as an autistic adult, It can be frustrating for me to try my best to be an adult when others that have known me prior to my independence see me as the person of my past and continue to think of me as my past self.
Adulting: Expected Maturity and Expectations
In most cases, when you come of age and become an adult, if you are able in the capacity that you are able, it is expected that you explore the possibility of being employed to some extent. However, my mind many times thinks that I don’t need to do that, even though I know that is not the case.
Adulting: Filling the Void
When someone who experiences challenges decides to “leave the nest” of the home of their family and start a journey of independence, one need that should be addressed is how the person will fill the void of their free time.
Don’t Doubt The Possibilities
Many times when anyone is given a lifelong diagnosis, they or those that care for them think of all the things they will miss out on in life and if they will have the same lives as others. They may want to give up hope and the possibilities or continually live in a sense of doubt or fear. I am here to tell you that while in a minimal sense that I can be there, I can also tell you that if you reach out of your comfort zone.