Just over two years after learning that I’m autistic I am still on a journey, one which feels like it’s going to continue for the foreseeable future. Having that awareness and having learnt a lot about myself - some welcome, some not! - is currently a mixed blessing. About a year ago I had my … Continue reading Recruitment whilst autistic!
So, it’s now 2 years since I learned that I am autistic. I didn’t anticipate writing about this anniversary until I realised how much things have changed since last year. My first reflection now seems so long ago and represents such a different place, psychologically, to where I am now. Not that things aren’t still … Continue reading Two years in
I started going to my local social running group in January 2016, for their second 10 week series. I did not consider myself a runner at all, in fact, truth be told, I really didn’t like running! I was doing a lot of cycling and was working out at the gym in preparation for a … Continue reading Becoming a Leader!
I’m trying to work out why I feel so low, tired and drained. Could it be Autistic burnout? If I could concentrate long enough to read articles about burnout I might know. Actually, reading anything would be great, I’ve got a pile of books waiting to be read but I can't concentrate long enough to … Continue reading What’s going on?!
This is something that I've been thinking about lately. Partly because it's something I'm still learning about but also after a recent conversation. As I've said before, I instinctively dislike the High/Low functioning labels because who wants to be labelled low functioning? - it's not appropriate or fair or respectful but some people still use … Continue reading Functioning labels