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Memoirs Of The Non-Neurotypical – Planet S

  “ I Overcame My Autism and All I Got Was this Lousy Anxiety Disorder Sarah Kurchak Douglas & McIntyre For all the groups that define themselves as advocates for the autistic community, there’s one voice that’s noticeably quiet: the one of autistics themselves.   +++++++++ Full disclosure: Sarah Kurchak is a good friend. We […]

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It took a decade, but finally some pain relief with Functional Neurological Disorder | Life 2.0 | Eve Reiland

Originally posted on The Ghost Beneath Me:
Yesterday at 4:51 AM?·? This past round of PTSD illnesss and flashbacks took some time. Took weeks and weeks I think. It’s hard for me to say … I just know it’s been a long while now since I’ve felt relief from it. I believe it was in…

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Saying Goodbye To The American Dream | Life 1.0 | Eve Reiland

Originally posted on The Ghost Beneath Me:
From the Journals | Published sometime in July 2010 | Life 1.0 There’s life after foreclosure. I know because I’m living it. As I sit here, surrounded by flat cardboard waiting to be taped into boxes, garbage bags full of battered and ripped children’s books interspersed with shriveled…

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Dear Me: A Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self | Life 2.0

Originally posted on The Ghost Beneath Me:
Note: This piece ran as a Valley Voices article in The Fresno Bee in 2015 Dear Me, First, you’re not stupid. You’re going to be one of the most brilliant people you ever meet. Right now, most folks don’t understand how you think because you’re more abstract to…

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#GrowingUpAutistic Memoir (Pt 1): Different, I wanted to wake up different | Eve Reiland

  Different. That’s how I wanted to wake up. Dear God, make me wake up a different. Keep my face the same. My hair the same. I don’t care about that. Better to keep it that way anyhow, and then at school they won’t notice the change. Make me more like them, the others. I’m […]