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
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?
One moment I was giggling, a soft rug tickling the skin of my bare feet. In my ears rang the delightful sound of my husband's laughter as it washed over my soul. His fingers at my ribs, tickling mercilessly! Then the AC of our apartment kicked on and the lights flickered for just a brief… Continue reading The Carpet Is Lava
Change. Change makes my mind go haywire. Change spins my world into chaos, and it drives me to the brink of my patience and capabilities. My mind becomes foggy, my emotions reign out of control and I become inebriated with fear, anxiety and hazy thinking. Change is my undoing. Most everyone I've met with Asperger's… Continue reading Uncomfortable, Incandescent Joy