Do Autistics read body language much better than previously thought?

Like often, I read something and it sparks an unending string of musing and rambling.  This time,  it all started with that study     In essence it challenges the so far prevailing theory that Autism prevents people from reading accurately body language.   Most children tested could tell quite accurately what was going on. … More Do Autistics read body language much better than previously thought?

On mourning I

I’m stuck   My throat is feeling tight, not a single word coming out. The inside of my body is feeling on fire…  like I’m going to implode soon.  Not explode though, implode, crumble on myself, like those beautiful underwater explosion… ( it always amazes me how something so destructive might be so beautiful to … More On mourning I

The Good, the bad and the ugly of living in a mostly autistic household

Ok the title is mostly because of the movie…   Movies, books and TV series are my bread and butter! At home there’s The Nerd ( aka hubby, come on, you didn’t think I’d get along long term with someone who hasn’t a minimum level of weirdness in him 😉  )   The Dog, The … More The Good, the bad and the ugly of living in a mostly autistic household

I was that girl

You surely know one… I was that girl sitting at the edge of school ground with a book in hand at recess I was that girl pestering the oldest kids in school –  because they were the only ones mildly interesting – the parasite they were desperately trying to get away from. I was that … More I was that girl

Chrysalis

Ok. Big breath,  I can do it! I can rise above the conditioning of my childhood that I shouldn’t bother people with things that don’t interest them. This blog starts as the chronicle of a journey into myself. Big disclaimer first:  I don’t have a official diagnosis. That’s a conscious choice so far to keep … More Chrysalis