Monthly Archives: January 2013

Meltdowns and Control

Okay, not a long post. Hopefully. I have tasks I need to do before I can go to sleep, and boy, do I need sleep. But at the moment I’m a living example of how control of meltdowns can sometimes … Continue reading

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Cleaning Aids

Meant to do a different post originally, but this is what came up, for reasons you’ll read. Yesterday, Dad and I were going to sort through some of the stuff in my room to try to get the area in … Continue reading

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Effexor and Its Effects

Alliterative title, isn’t it? (Ironically, while I tend to… enjoy alliteration most times, for “Effexor” and “effects” I really don’t like it….) Anyway, as you can guess, this post is going to be about medication. If you’re not interested, feel … Continue reading

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Asperger’s Diagnosis, Official and Non-

So, here it is, the post where I talk about how I felt concerning my Aspie diagnosis. Official diagnosis? Relief. Now, at least some of this was because, well, I’d actually sought that diagnosis. I’d made a point of going … Continue reading

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This Blog and Post Index

This blog is mostly devoted to my life as an adult diagnosed (as an adult – it was only March 2012 I received my official diagnosis) with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and what it’s like to live in a neurotypical … Continue reading

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ASD Behaviours and Traits

Warning: Very long post! Once again, I seem to be writing something other than I meant to because of a response I started writing to one of The Third Glance‘s posts. This one is on my own ASD behaviours as … Continue reading

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Making Decisions and Prioritization

(Before I get into the details of the post, if you haven’t read it already – or if you read it before Jan. 09/13 – I would greatly appreciate you reading all the way through my First Post. Then feel … Continue reading

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Civility / Politeness in the ASD Community

Pretty big post for my second one, but some of the other posts I’ve been reading have prompted me to put this on my own blog. Most of this post is actually written in response to two other posts, in … Continue reading

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First Post

Okay, this is my first post on this blog, although I’ve been using LiveJournal for a while now. But rather than the general stuff and fiction of my LJ blog, this is going to concentrate on my life; the difficulties … Continue reading

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