Not Quite Neurotypical

February 21, 2017 Heather 0

Heather was born into normal (sea) society.  She knew early on that she was different from the other people.  They had different hobbies.  Many picked on her and she didn’t know how to make friends. They always asked why she was always so angry, even though she felt happy.  But Read More

What now?

November 9, 2016 Heather 0

My family will survive the next four years. I can say that with some confidence because we’re straight, white, middle class, don’t have pre-existing conditions, and don’t get out too much. It might not be comfortable, but we will survive. I can’t say the same for many of my friends. Read More

Social Pleasantries

September 22, 2015 Heather 0

  On Friday Jeremy had me record the Stephen Colbert episode where he interviewed Bernie Sanders. After we watched it, he shook his head and said: “It’s a shame. Interviews like this are supposed to be to make someone more personable, but he kept talking about his stance.” “That’s one Read More

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Septemblog Reflections

September 20, 2015 Heather 0

The month isn’t over, but there have been some thoughts on my mind about Septemblog. Blogging makes me happy… It makes me look for the positive of the day and reflect on the tough days. It helps me process my thoughts. Whether that is seeing the good or finding solutions Read More

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In Case of Emergency

September 16, 2015 Heather 0

Part of my Aspie is that I don’t do well with the unexpected. The way my mind combats that is by thinking about and planning for various scenarios when my mind wanders. This can be as minimal as figuring out how I would respond to something someone might say, to Read More

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Not Raiding

September 9, 2015 Heather 0

Sometimes giving up commitments that were stressors can lead to happier things.  Jeremy is raiding tonight, as evidenced by the loud clicking of his keyboard. I’m not, and that used to bug me often after I gave it up.  Not tonight. Tonight I’m cuddled in bed with Oakley, relaxed and Read More

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Joy

September 8, 2015 Heather 0

   I decided that a good response to my recent sadness is to find the things that bring me joy. This will help me answer the question What does Heather need? and hopefully break me of my moodies.   Baby kicks Hugs from Jeremy when I get home.  Cuddling with Read More

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