Sensory Processing Vlog

  Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) provides it's fair share of daily challenges for me.  Every stimuli impedes my ability to focus even on the most basic of tasks.  It has often been confused for ADD, or ADHD.  Although it looks similar at times, it is vastly different. The day I recorded this video, I had… Continue reading Sensory Processing Vlog

The Social Equation

When I was young, I kept a diary.  This was not a diary like you might think. Those pages weren't filled with fun gossip, or highlights of my day-to-day activities. The pages of my diaries were methodically filled with ‘socially acceptable’ rules, facts my peers found relevant and funny, as well as the dos and don'ts of being a teenage girl. I… Continue reading The Social Equation

Faith: A Logical Choice

Many people think that believing in God is illogical.  And while a lot of adults on the Spectrum would agree, you'd be surprised how often we choose to have faith regardless. While the subject of Theology is something that's always fascinated me, for the longest time I was unable to justify a belief in the… Continue reading Faith: A Logical Choice

What Happened to Jess?

Beginning in January, I started having regular panic attacks.  It began as every few days, and by the end of the month they were every day. Panic attacks aren't uncommon for me.  Usually they're in the form of sensory overload, and I have coping formulas I use to help myself overcome them.  These new attacks… Continue reading What Happened to Jess?