Hello, I’m here writing. It isn’t easy, and it isn’t complete.
Be patient with me, please, as I figure out a way to communicate this internalised experience, these thousands of thoughts, these physical movements that come along with those things and the way in which I "say" it...
Yesterday, someone trolled me on social media.
That in itself isn’t the thing. That happens to autistic folks who joyfully resist the disorder narrative all the time.
It’s threatening to some, to read my writings or hear me speak about my autistic pride.
I was speaking about how so...
At fifteen years old, I left school midway through Year Nine and went into the workforce.
I vehemently expressed that I would not return to school and with that, my mother said if I was not returning, I needed to get a job.
I worked in the local bakery, something I was so proud of....
Trigger Warning: Mentions food, eating disorders and sensory aversions.
Please note the below is my personal experience and I am not a qualified medical professional or dietician.
Food. Glorious food.
Let’s talk about it.
In our family, we’ve had a variety of...