Something that I was often confused by growing up was people’s disinterest in things I found fascinating, interesting, or even beautiful. I was thinking about this the other day, as my caregiver was discussing something - but I was far too distracted by the weeds on the side of road.The way they were swaying to … Continue reading The Simple Joys of “Too Much”
Not long after I had posted about a cancer scare I was dealing with recently, I received a very interesting message from an SLP that I’ve been replaying in my head a lot. “I don’t understand why you’re not verbal.” They listed all the reasons why they thought I could be nonspeaking, and then asked … Continue reading The Advantage of Pauses
My caregiver has a sign on the car that asks people to always give us a little room when we park, so that I can get in the car when we get back from an appointment or a grocery shopping trip. Many times, people are fine. They read the sign and they park within their … Continue reading Parking Troubles
If you were reading my Instagram stories on this past weekend, you probably noticed that I mentioned the guy who came to my door and decided to pray to cure my disabilities. That was… indeed a thing. I had an encounter with a stranger who came to my door to invite me to their church … Continue reading Reflections and… Prayers?