Autism in the Workplace

For the first time in a long time, I wake up in the morning pretty happy to get to work. Of course I would probably still prefer to hang out in the comfort of my lovely apartment with my pets and my partner and my plants. But as far as jobs are concerned, I have... Continue Reading →

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Anxious Thoughts

Something is wrong. I should get some water. My legs feel shaky. Go sit down. Sitting is worse, walk around. My palms are sweating. My stomach is in knots. I can’t feel my fingers or toes. Walking is bad, sit down. Can’t sit, can’t walk. Lay down. Breathe. Breathe. I’m not breathing. I am going... Continue Reading →

Growing

Starting life with pollination, Continuing through propagation. A bloom, a leaf, a vine; For you I built a shrine. Living in a state of elation.

Not This Enough To Be That

If someone told you that they had cancer, would you dare to tell them if you thought they didn’t? Probably not, right? Unless you are the biggest asshole on the planet. Even then, that might still be a line you choose not to cross. After all, why would you? Let’s consider other invisible conditions such... Continue Reading →

Ask Meg!

I have a lot of free time at work and a lot of extra energy to write so for my second post of the day, I decided to publish some answers to a list of questions I have gotten from folks on social media and in my own life over the last few months. I... Continue Reading →

Intrusive Thoughts

“Swerve into oncoming traffic.” Have you ever had fleeting thoughts you wish you could control? Maybe they are violent or disgusting or embarrassing. Maybe they are just unexpected. Regardless, it probably feels uncomfortable to have thoughts you wish you could stop. Intrusive thoughts are a symptom of several mental illnesses including obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety.... Continue Reading →

Figuring It Out

For as long as I can remember, I have felt like an alien. I never felt like I belonged and that I was pretty alone, even when surrounded by people. A lot of things about me have always been different than most. I spent most of my life feeling like I was broken. I felt... Continue Reading →

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