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THE END, and a NEW BEGINNING

The clinical study I was on has ended abruptly, leaving everyone with questions. I will no longer be taking the drugs I was taking,  but I still have a 3–month follow up where I must show up and and have my temperature taken.  This is somewhat good news for me, because I still get paid for it. The downside to this though, is that I will be off the medicine and so I hope I don’t revert back to how I was before.…

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DOUBLE BLIND ENDS

As of January 9th, my double blind part of the trail is over.  As a whole me and my family really feel that I am on the medication.  They see some huge imporvements in me. Some of the differences are (I am thinking of others before myself, I am pro-active, I am more observant when it comes to clean things up).  But a change I feel that others don’t really see is, that I feel that I signs internally that…

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DEAR DAD

This is a different type of post. This is a letter to my dear beloved father who passed away 3yrs ago on August 10th. Dear Dad, Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you or hear you hearty voice in my head.  I still can remember all the things you taught me through the years. Each one of your life lessons still stick with me today. I can recount the times we would just sit and watch…

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ON IT, OR NOT ON IT.

Well I am ending the double blind study, and I feel as that I am on the drug. These are the observations I have made so many to tell me that I maybe on the new medicine. Observations: I am thinking more clearer. I am seeing things much normally. I am thinking of others before I am thinking of myself. (Ex. I had cooked dinner for my mother a month or so, and even cleaned up). I noticed when I…

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IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS THAT MATTER

I promised myself I would not talk about politics or religion on here, but the out pour of hate for one of our own. Greta Thunberg is a Aspie like the rest of us out there. I also see comments about it’s too late to do anything for our planet, your wrong its not. As my title says, there are so many things we can do. You just need to remind yourself small things matter too. I hear your thoughts,…

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FEAR

This is one of the biggest problems. It’s a problem everyone faces, but those on the spectrum it’s a huge issue. This is because we are outside the norm and society looks at us different. We are people and have feelings as well. Some of the biggest fears we face are: abandonment, making friends, socializing with people, and just plain old being accepted. Maybe of those on the spectrum have to whats called “Mask” which is pretending to normal just…

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VISIT 3 OF CLINICAL TRAIL

Well day 3 was a short visit. What was nice one the things they offer for people partaking in the trial is a car ride to and from the trial center. It was a nice comfortable car. The driver was very nice opened the door for me, not like taking a Uber. Anyways this visit was a short one. Start with questions, vitals, playing the game on the trial phone they gave me, taking the med and blood. No ECG…

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WHAT IS IT LIKE

There are people out there who have no clue what we are going through. Well I plan on giving you a inside look, on what it is like to be a Aspie. To most people for them to get point A to B, its just a straight line. But for us I want you imagine a road with detuers, constant stops, and pot holes. You can think of the pot holes as the meltdowns and everything else as sensory issues.…

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ASD CLINICAL TRIAL

Screening This is a first for me. A while back I had filled out a online survey to see if I qualify to be a candidit for a research that is going on for a new drug for certain issues for ASD like, helping with socialization and other things. How I came across this, was I got a ad for it on my facebook and I thought what do I have to lose. It said you can get paid up…

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HOW VIDEO GAMES HELPED ME GET THROUGH ROUGH TIMES

When people look at me, and see that I spend hours in front of my computer, playing a game or tinkering. This is not because I am anti-social. Video games is whats keeps me sane, and it’s not just me it is the majority of those on the spectrum. Now you may be asking “How can playing video games keep you sane?” The simple answer is escapism. It’s our escape from reality. It’s a world where we have complete control…

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