Hello friends! I just wanted to give you all a heads up, as I’m going through a backlog of posts that it turns out I never published. It’s been a long several months - oops. The posts will be backdated to the time they were meant to be shared. I’ll try to do one every … Continue reading Updating the Backlog
It happened; I finally graduated! Person with glasses and blonde hair is sitting in a wheelchair, wearing university graduation regalia. They're sitting on a balcony with a clocktower behind them, and holding a decorated graduation cap. The cap says "we are star stuff," with a space theme. Seven years. Over seven years ago, I started … Continue reading Graduation!
When you graduate from high school, there’s a lot of emphasis on independence. The focus was always held on life skills like being able to drive, navigating post-secondary systems, and how to live alone. When I first went to college, I was told that I wouldn’t even make it the first semester - because I … Continue reading Interdependence
One of the most significant things I’ve noticed since adopting Leia is how she communicates. After growing up with mostly dogs and fish, I learned that cats often have very different preferences and body language compared to the dogs I grew up with. The difference can be confusing, but being autistic means I understand my … Continue reading Respecting Communication