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Heather D
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I'm a university-aged young woman diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome over 10 years ago. I'm not an expert on autism, but I am an expert on me, and I wear my badge of autism proudly!
I'm a university-aged young woman diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome over 10 years ago. I'm not an expert on autism, but I am an expert on me, and I wear my badge of autism proudly!

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Life Update & A Small Rant About Things
I am living in a beautiful condo with one of my best friends.
 I had an incredibly full summer – I worked
every day – but I thrive on being busy, and I really enjoyed myself.  Having so many commitments made me really
thankful for quite time with my fiancé,...

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Anxiety
Anxiety is a kind of vogue diagnosis.  A lot of people have anxiety, it seems.  There is a mental health movement right now, and anxiety has become quite vogue. A lot of people have anxiety. I like this graphic because it illustrates a lot of different peop...

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Circadian Rhythm
Today I am so thankful for the Circadian Rhythm. The Circadian Rhythm is a body response that regulates a series of basal actions, including the sleep cycle.  Despite my three years of a science degree, I don't remember a whole lot about the Circadian Rhyth...

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I Can't Keep Calm Because I Have Anxiety
This is one of my favorite things.   I have been increasingly anxious in the last few weeks and months.  I'm not really sure how to deal with it.   Sometimes, I just have to make fun of myself.   I can't keep calm because I have anxiety.

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Frustrated by Ignorance (& Pre-Marital Counselling)
Why am I crying right now? My fiance just called me.  He'd been called to "pre-marital counselling detention" (as I called it), but more specifically, our pastor had asked to have a private meeting with him.  We've both been speculating for a few days over ...

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Me, My Fiance, and My Autism: Part 1
My fiance is the love of my life.  I adore him for many reasons, and sometimes the cardinal reason I love him is that he puts up with my "crazy." Note: I started this post with the intention that it would be a positive picture of my relationship and the sma...

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Baby Names Based on Astrology
I don't have children yet, and when I do, I will doubt that I will name them based on their astrological sign. I don't know much about astrology, but I do know a lot about names. Here's a a quick review of the astrological signs and some info about them, if...

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The Significance of Me
I am very happy.  I have a lot to be thankful for, and I do feel like I have been blessed in so many ways. Images like this make me remember how insignificant I am, but then I think that, out of all the people in all the places, out of all the lifeforms whe...

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I'm Not Always Clueless
This is kind of an important post. Well, for me it's an important post. For me, it's an important concept . I was diagnosed with autism when I was 9 years old.  I have been Autistic my whole life.  I was Autistic yesterday, I am Autistic today, and I will b...

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100 Unique Names
I recently posted  this  about my name obsession.  I love names.  I have Asperger's Syndrome and, characteristic of Asperger's Syndrome, I make lists and I have strange passions.  My first passion was names.  Making lists of names has been my passion since ...
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