Is it normal to be more nervous about going for a haircut than to the dentist? I suppose it probably isn’t. Even before the pandemic I was a DIY hair person a lot of the time. I’d go through phases of getting a professional to give me a “proper” cut, going back to them a … Continue reading Haircut? I’d rather go to the dentist
I found something that helps me tackle procrastination!
It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post. One of the main reasons is my executive functioning - or lack thereof. The whole pandemic situation has *not* helped! I have numerous partially written blog posts in multiple locations. Some of them are even almost completed, others are just ideas and a small bunch … Continue reading I found something that helps me tackle procrastination!
Figuring out I’m autistic: A mystery solved
Like a lot of people my age and older I wasn’t diagnosed as a child or young person. I was in my late 30s and, again like a lot of others around my age, I had to figure it out for myself and it took some time. Here is how I came to that point … Continue reading Figuring out I’m autistic: A mystery solved
Coming out as autistic
June 18th is Autistic Pride Day, which seems like an appropriate time to share my thoughts on “coming out as autistic". I’m in a few online support-type groups of autistic adults and a topic that comes up every so often is “coming out”: whether to, how to, to whom, when, why….? There are definite parallels … Continue reading Coming out as autistic