Dear Friends, At the risk of being a habitual downer, I am once again coming to you with my woes! I had a glorious and joyful Christmas, but then it all unraveled a bit in the days after. I was so compulsive and felt like my body and mind were on hyperdrive. I couldn’t sleepContinue reading “More struggles but also more insight”
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A New & Empowering View of Myself
Dear Friends, Today is my 2nd anniversary of being fluent with Tara! And I want to mark it by sharing an important shift in how I view myself. As many apraxic folks do, I have long struggled with my body. I came to view it as an unruly opponent, an obstacle to all I wantedContinue reading “A New & Empowering View of Myself”
New Year’s Message & Wish
Dear Friends, Wow, this year has absolutely astounded me! I have been struggling a lot in the past few days, overwhelmed by anxiety and a swirl of unprocessed feelings and ideas, and whatever my confusing body has been going through. I have been so dysregulated and frustrated! But when Tara sweetly helped me reflect onContinue reading “New Year’s Message & Wish”
My essay in Bon Appetit Magazine!
Wow, Friends! I am now a published author! This is so meaningful to me – Bon Appetit and Food & Wine magazines have been an important source of joy and inspiration to me for most of my life! I am over the moon to have my story shared in Bon Appetit! https://www.bonappetit.com/story/communicate-through-food (The illustration isContinue reading “My essay in Bon Appetit Magazine!”
New York Triptych
Tara and I had an absolutely fantastic trip to NYC last month. This was our first trip with just the two of us, and so it was a huge milestone for me. We were a bit worried about my regulation, but I usually am so captivated by travel that I am generally more regulated whileContinue reading “New York Triptych”
Words With Friends
I wrote a blog post on friendship and communication for I-ASC. I hope you enjoy it!
The Ocean & Us Ep4: Danny & the Sea – An Autistic’s Adventure
It is my pleasure to share this episode with you. It is my adventure of falling in love with the ocean. From my first glimpse to my current journey of growing more and more confident in the sea, I share what the ocean means to me. Take care all! We will be back with moreContinue reading “The Ocean & Us Ep4: Danny & the Sea – An Autistic’s Adventure”
State of Disunion
Dear Friends, I am so distraught over how many voted for hateful and unethical and greedy forces. It is so painful to my autistic soul. I have been so dysregulated over this, it feels like I am losing my mind. I know it is not a surprise to the long-marginalized. But it is still heart-wrenching.Continue reading “State of Disunion”
Tomorrow is Election Day here in the US! It is a little late to share this, but I had a rough few weeks. So here it is, the Spellers and Allies Advocacy Network’s voting blog! Here is my main quote: “The upcoming election represents more than a partisan battle. It is about human rights andContinue reading “Vote!”
Words worth a listen: SpellX Nov7!
Hi friends! I encourage you to join this exciting event! It features nonspeakers like me sharing our voices. It will be fun, inspiring, and enlightening! My peers and I are excited to wow you! My presentation is on friendship! Many friends collaborated with me, including Noah in the photo. I am so proud of theContinue reading “Words worth a listen: SpellX Nov7!”