I found this Personal Development plan worksheet on Pinterest. I want to fill it out, break down big steps into little steps, make some habits…. but the things I want to improve on, I have no idea what the steps are. I want to improve my social interaction in general… to talk smoothly, without having…… Continue reading Personal Development
What are and where do yule logs come from? [looks on Wikipedia] Streaming Christmas rock into my earbuds all day is cool This office is cold. My feet are cold. I should put my fluffy boots on, business casual be damned. “Wizards in Winter” with rockin guitar is my all-time favorite holiday song. Why can’t…… Continue reading Random Thoughts Today While Performing 1000+ instances of Cut-&-Paste at Work
It’s been a busy, busy last two months. I feel guilty that I haven’t written anything, and even now I feel like I’m stealing time to sit down and write. That diagnosis of Asperger’s is provisional, and I did meet with the psychologist I was referred to from the neuropsychologist. The new guy is young,…… Continue reading December 8, 2016: New year, new opportunity?
It’s been a week or so since that last, terrible post, and I’m still here. There was that night when I felt shocked/numb, then that morning, on the way to work, while driving, I started to cry. I cried halfway to work, and kept crying. I stopped, promised to work the morning if I could…… Continue reading So What Now?
I just navigated to this article by Scientific American. Even though I am not diagnosed as autistic, it still strikes a chord with me, especially these paragraphs: But inside, it was very different. Social life did not come at all naturally to her. She used her formidable intelligence to become an excellent mimic and actress,…… Continue reading It’s Different in Girls
My partner went out of town this morning. I am by myself at home for the next three nights. On one hand, I miss the noise and the ruckus that another person brings. We would probably spend all day outside today because my partner loves to go outside all day long (unless it’s too cold),…… Continue reading Different, Not Less
One of the things I was never talented in was theater/acting. The thought of going up in front of people was more than terrifying. First, I could never fundamentally “put myself in a character’s shoes”; I imagine now I could if I could immerse myself totally, but in high school, you can’t do that. So…… Continue reading Expression