6-Month Milemarker

Yep, 6 months–and 6 days, too, but meh.  I say “meh” a lot, I’ve noticed, which might be a positive sign?  A sign that I’ve stopped giving much more of a shit than I should?  Heh. So, here we are, at the 6-month mark on my road.  All roads to hell are paved with good … More 6-Month Milemarker

Fast lane

Somehow, somewhere along the line, time moved into the fast lane.  It sped up.  I dropped unwittingly into a time warp.  In fact, anyone who spends a lot of time in my physical presence noticed it, too.  That’s how I know I’m not just being a metaphysical hypochondriac. 😉 Maybe time didn’t think I would … More Fast lane

I think I might be a spoonie… (at least, I often feel like one)

Today, I’m reminded of how much I feel like a Spoonie.  (For those who haven’t yet heard of the Spoon Theory, it’s a subjective–but not invalid–way of measuring how tough it is for people with chronic issues to make it through daily life.  An excellent description can be found here (link to Wiki article; I … More I think I might be a spoonie… (at least, I often feel like one)

Imitation of Life: a day in the life on the spectrum

I’m increasingly encountering the phrase, “if you’ve met one Aspie…you’ve met one Aspie.”  This means that there’s just as much variation among individuals on the spectrum (even within the same level) as there is among allistics (those not on the spectrum). This also means that I can only speak for myself. That being said, I’ve … More Imitation of Life: a day in the life on the spectrum

No one knew me

The title of this post comes from a phrase buried deep in the lyrics of “Mad World” as covered by Gary Jules, which perfectly illustrate that isolated, alien feeling I have known for most of my life. I’m embarrassed to say that I actually had an idea for a blog post that would have been … More No one knew me