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Book Review: Notes on a Nervous Planet

This post includes affiliate links. Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig Age Group/Genre: Non-Fiction Publication date: July 5th, 2018 Publisher: Canongate Books Pages: 310 Format: Hardcover Add to Goodreads | Buy from The Book Depository Synopsis The…

Autism Mental Health

Learning to be Okay With Antidepressants

I’ve slowly been lowering the dosage of my antidepressants for over a year now because I no longer wanted to be dependent on medication. I no longer wanted the struggle of making sure I took the right brand of…

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 known as Selective Eating Disorder. It was first…

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 my first attempt didn’t exactly go as I’d…

Mental Health

Doing A Mud Run When You Are Depressed

This post was originally posted on my Tumblr in June 2016. I ran/walked/crawled a 10K mud run and obstacle course today. When my friend asked me to come along, I was in a really bad place. Like, suicidal bad.…

Mental Health

On Christmas, Grieving, and Growing Up

This post was originally posted on my Tumblr in December 2015. ge·zel·lig·heid: an untranslatable Dutch word meaning something that’s a combination of coziness, warmth, good atmosphere, and an intimate time with friends and/or family. The winter months: for some…