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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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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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PETS AND ASD

It’s no clue that pets play a important role in everyone’s lives. But more so to those of us who have ASD. If you a dog lover, or cat lover or a lover of mice or rats or hamsters or gerbils. There is one thing that pets give us which is unconditional love. But for those of us on spectrum they teach us a few things. For those of you who are very much antisocial and introverts a pet, can…

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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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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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THERE IS HOPE

When we are feeling down, and worn out, we struggle with our day to day lives. We feel that we are fighting an a uphill battle. That we will never get out of this rut.  But than we get a glimmer of something in the distance. That something is Hope. It is said that Hope was one of the two gifts we were given by the Gods. Hope is the first gift that Aeschylus mentions. Chorus: Did you perhaps go…

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INSIDE THE MIND OF A ASPIE

Now that I have got your attention. I can’t say whats inside all of your minds, but I can tell you what is inside my mind at any given time. There are four words that come to mind what I talk about about whats inside my mind, these words are Chaotic, Creativity, Balance and Brilliance.  Now I will go into a little more detail how each word affects my state of mine. Chaos, my mind is always at a state…

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COLLEGE

College was not easy. One of the hardest things for me was balancing study with free time.  I really had to buckle down and get to work on everything.  My undergrad was very different because it was done online through Colorado Technical University.  They didn’t have finals, you were graded on a point system.  So how many points you accumulated through all your courses totaled up at the end and that’s how you wound up with your grade at the…

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BULLYING AND WHAT TO DO

Welcome to the first of many Collab Articles. I am collaborating this one with Allison from Unashamed Voices of Autism There will also be related stories from both us on how we dealt with it reflect back on it and what we could of done differently.. This will be a two part post about bullying. The first part will be about dealing with being an Autistic in high school and way to avoid being bullied and the second part will…

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