Category Archives: aspie

neurodiversity in fandoms and gaming

In recent private discussion, I was complimented with “I don’t believe you have autism” because I’m too articulate, all based on what has been observed in my blogging and tweeting online. It’s difficult to convey context for my real life … Continue reading

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Me and Willy Wonka, or, How I Learned I’m Aspie

This post is ancient and got code smashed during a server move. I’m copying it here and replacing the videos. :edit: Some of the links in this article are no longer viable, sorry about that. What am I up to today?  … Continue reading

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when I share that I have Asperger’s

Response: Oh, I’m sorry. My first thought: Why, it’s not cancer. ~~~~~ Response: No you don’t, you can look me in the eye. My first thought: Ah, another expert. ~~~~~ Response: I think I might have Asperger’s too because I … Continue reading

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epiphany

I don’t want to say much because it’s going into my deeper writing, but I need to process. I’ve sworn not to go back to private blogging, so I’m putting a thought here in my most innocuous place, which kind … Continue reading

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You Might be an Aspie If…

I was looking for something else and ran right into this. The original site is gone now, so I’m glad I had it saved on my own blog. This is what inspired my own list You may be an aspie if… From … Continue reading

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being aspie

Originally published on April 3, 2008. Being aspie is all the rage in aspie circles. Arguments over the puzzle ribbon, preferences for ‘Aspergerian’, two very solid camps at odds over whether Asperger’s is preventable or curable and the fear of … Continue reading

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baditude

Sometimes I have what I call my ‘hateful days’. I fall into the passive-aggressive pit of disgust and despair and take everything and everyone personally. While I’ve noticed this can be triggered by hormones and various levels of illness, a … Continue reading

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aspie feels the hate flowing through you

I grew up with lots of negativity. If others weren’t finding fault with me personally, they were judging everyone and everything around them. I am so burned out on negativity I can hardly stand seeing it. I was middle aged … Continue reading

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Smile. You’ll feel better.

Originally posted on 3-19-09. I’ve heard it for years.  People see me coming, I trigger some sort of urgent prompt within their souls, and no matter that they’ve never seen me before in their life and know nothing about me, … Continue reading

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who the hell am I?

My goodness, stick a Johnny Depp fan vid on a blog and double my hits nearly every day since. Who’s more scary, me or you guys? That made me start thinking, because the people who know me now but didn’t … Continue reading

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