I’m back in town, back to work, and it’s same shit, different day. I wish I could go back on vacation and have that bliss again. There are some updates, mostly from yesterday and today, but I’ve been way busy dealing with them in the present moment and don’t have time to write about them.…… Continue reading The Vacation is Over
I’ll be gone from Sept. 2nd to September 5th. I’m taking some time off to go to the mountains for some camping. There won’t be great cell phone reception, much less wi-fi, where I’ll be. Life will go back to “normal” on Sept. 6th.
Today one of my coworkers — the major, long-standing, keeps-the-place-together coworker, let’s call her #1 — told everyone she would be leaving her job at my place to another one at the end of the week. Another coworker, a new-ish one but with two decades of experience (#2), confided in me that she was thinking…… Continue reading unwanted
Friday night my pens and new journal arrived, and I got right down into it. I haven’t done a written journal for so long that the first blank pages intimidated me, and I didn’t want to mess up “pristine space”! What helped is just replaying Ryder Carroll’s Bullet Journal Video and just starting off like he…… Continue reading Don’t Leave Yourself Behind
No provider I’ve gone to knows why it is so difficult to get neuropsychologically tested. Maybe it’s because I’m an adult and adults aren’t supposed to have these symptoms — they would have picked up on them eventually, right? But when your parents are oblivious to anything do to with psyche, it’s easy to say “Well,…… Continue reading Insurance
Themes from today’s therapy session: Give myself time to heal Self-compassion Try not to obsess over what’s wrong with me and know I’m working on it Try not to think of having failed / being a failure Have hope Look for happy instances / experiences lin life, such as my nieces, watching a movie, going…… Continue reading 8/23/16
Learning that I’m autistic after 38 years of wondering why I was so different from everyone else was liberating, heartbreaking, joyful and devastating. Those conflicting emotions are a good representation of what it’s like for me to live with Asperger’s on a daily basis. Some days, I am overjoyed to have the unique strengths that […]…… Continue reading Following Lisa