Accepting Yourself

I’m Gonna Move On From Writing About Autism Now, You Guys.

I've loved writing this blog. I've loved reading your comments and feeling like I can keep you company in a small way on your journey, whether you're in high school or have been living with this for 60+ years. And I'll still be writing about autism! Just not every week. It was starting to bum me out.

I remember when I started back in 2013. I'd just moved to New York to be a famous fashion designer. I didn't know...

Accepting Yourself

Sometimes Our Minds Fight Us When We Try To Get Better

Hi guys. I know I've been MIA lately. I've been dealing with a particularly nasty bout of depression. But I just started taking Effexor and so far I feel like the one little pill I can get myself to take is helping.

I'm very medication-resistant. A lot of that is from bad experiences growing up. I'm also afraid of the zombie effect. It's hard for me to conceptualize having my best creative ideas while not also allowing my brain to have...


Executive Functioning Problems Are The Worst

Whenever I hear about autistic people not being able to do things it's always about the social skills. But the thing is, we can learn them with time. Much better than people would expect. The real problem I'm having at this point is focus. Multitasking. Remembering all the things I have to do in a day and seeing them through. I think this part of autism really needs more attention.