Tag: high-functioning autism

  • Autism – Pros & Cons of Early Diagnosis

    Have you ever thought about the pros and cons of getting an early autism diagnosis?

  • Autistic Bath Towel Sensory Issues

    My possibly minor, but very real autistic sensory issues with bath towels.

  • Out of Anxiety Meds & Body Dysmorphia

    I’ve had a rough few days. I think the main problem is that I’ve been out of my anxiety meds for a while because Buspirone is on national back-order for some reason, and my pharmacy doesn’t know when/if they will get it back in. I contacted my psychiatrist today to ask him to prescribe something […]

  • Thoughts on Growing Up With Autism

    This post will contain a collection of short journal entries I wrote recently about what it was like emotionally to grow up with autism. These thoughts specifically dealt with bullying and (for me) the most confusing time of adolescence, which was middle school and the beginning of high school. By the last couple years of […]

  • Love for My Fellow Autistic and Bipolar Peeps!

    I just want to take a moment today to say that I love and cherish those in the autistic and bipolar communities. I know I may be extremely biased, but I find other autistic and bipolar people to be some of the most honest, creative, caring, and talented people around. I don’t want to bash […]

  • Fan Q&A: Favorite Musicians, Autism and Romance, Suicidal Thoughts

    Hello! Today I’m sharing my most recent fan Q&A video from my YouTube vlog. In it I discuss my favorite musicians besides Michael Jackson and Nirvana, whether I believe having high-functioning autism makes it harder to have a romantic relationship, and exactly what kind of suicidal thoughts I have had in the past and why […]

  • So…6 Days in the Hospital: What I Learned

    Hello everyone! Well, yesterday I finally got to go home after spending 6 days in the hospital. Spending any time in the hospital isn’t the most pleasant way to spend time, so 6 days there certainly isn’t a party. However, some good did come out of the experience. For one thing, the original problem (horrible […]

  • Job hunting with autism in a non-autistic world

    I’m currently searching for a part-time job. I do make some money off my writing and art, but let’s face it, it can be hard to make a living off those things alone. I hope someday to do so, but right now we need some extra money. However, hunting for a job isn’t easy for […]