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    Pupdate #1: Visits, Waiting & Stress

    Just a little update on my service dog puppy situation… or a “pupdate”, if you will. 😉

    The last update I wrote was about the birth of the puppies. Since then, we’ve visited several times and it’s been great to be able to see my puppy growing up from the beginning, even if I don’t yet know which of the little ones will be mine. I’ll find out on December 5th, when all the puppies will be tested on personality and temperament. A few days later, on December 9th, I will be taking her home with me!

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  • Service Dog

    Birth!

    Just a short update in case you haven’t seen it yet: my future service dog’s mom gave birth to 10 beautiful pups! 6 females and 4 males, which gives me a…

  • Autism Mental Health

    My Eating Disorder

    I have an eating disorder. No, it’s not anorexia, or bulimia, or binge eating disorder. You’ve probably never heard of it. It’s called avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. ARFID for short. Also…

  • Autism Mental Health Service Dog

    Service Dog Update

    A simplified version of this post was originally posted on Service Dog Nugget on November 12th, 2017. As most of you know, I’ve been working on getting a service dog. Unfortunately…

  • Autism Books

    Book Review: The Reason I Jump

    This review was originally posted on my Tumblr blog in September 2017. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a…