It struck me tonight that there is a reason that I have am attracted to the ‘strong and silent’, ‘treat ’em mean- keep ’em keen’, emotionally unavailable types. I actually like the silence. Let me give you the context; I am married to an extroverted NT. How this happened I still don’t know: I was… Read More On marriage…
I feel weird. I can’t quite put my finger on it, but I don’t feel quite right. I am tired. I don’t think I’m hungry although I didn’t eat much today. My back hurts and I’m fed up with it hurting. And my hip hurts. I am feeling sad about a few things I guess.… Read More Midnight Ramblings
Today is an ironic day for me to be writing about success. Today I managed a grand total of 90 mins of work before sprinting out from an ongoing meeting on the verge of a meltdown. My shame kept me from returning to then office all day. Tomorrow I will be spending at home to… Read More Ode to Success
Recent Twitter exchanges have reminded me of various ‘labels’ (or more honestly insults) that have been given to me throughout my life. I was diagnosed 8 months ago so I’ve made it through primary school, secondary school, gap year, university and the start of my working life being autistic but not knowing I was. I… Read More Consistent Inconsistencies
I have to say: this is an excellent explanation of executive functioning issues faced by people with autism. I can relate to SO MANY of the examples here!
Something I have realised over the past few days is that I don’t deal well with office holiday time. In the past few weeks most of my bosses and colleagues have been in and out at various times taking holidays with their families. Not having children of our own my husband and I are not constrained… Read More Challenging Holidays
Gosh, I’m feeling overwhelmed by the number of such great blogs from autistic women! There are people sharing such eloquent insights into what it is like to be autistic and this is fantastic, but sometimes I hardly know where to begin and what I can add. I guess I’ll just keep sharing what I am… Read More Working Smart