The Top 10 Things I Wish We’d Known When We First Got Our Autism Diagnosis

Have you ever driven down the highway on your way to a destination and accidentally took the wrong exit? So you flip around to get back on the highway, but you can't find the right road? Our journey on this path of autism and ADHD with a side of dysgraphia has been something like that. One minute, everything is (mostly) normal and the next, you have no idea where to go or who you need to talk to... you just know you really just want to be back on the highway driving down the happy little road ... VIEW POST


God of the Ridiculous

It occurred to me that I haven't updated you in awhile. It's been at least a year. Actually, closer to a year and a half. The last time I updated you, we'd just moved into a new condo. It was new, and clean, and the kitchen was phenomenal. The stove worked. We didn't see a single ant. We made some new friends. Living in a condo in a college community meant our neighbors were usually college kids. One Sunday morning in September, I counted 32 cars parked in the cul de sac (they tend to triple ... VIEW POST


When You’re Not Really You

No matter how hard I tried, I couldn't get past the 16th. It was a bummer, too, because that was less than halfway. I'm talking about Genesis, here. I mean I read it. Over and over. I studied it. I mapped locations and read definitions. But I couldn't write a Bible Study past the 16th chapter. And that's got to be the worst thing ever because lemme tell ya, nobody buys HALF a Bible Study. Now truth be told, we may only read half of it because we get distracted and life, and squirrels, and you ... VIEW POST


Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

I started this post with a list of recent terrorist attacks and facts - Nice, France. Orlando. Baton Rouge. Dallas. People extinguished because of pure hatred. But I deleted them. Because you don't need me to tell you about them. You don't need me to rip the bandage off the wound that is trying to heal. We are trying to heal, aren't we? We're trying to understand all races and lifestyles, and how a police wife kisses her husband each morning not knowing if he'll come back that night alive, ... VIEW POST