Tagged with outrunning the storm

just like me

just like me

The questions took me back to that feeling, that desperate, lonely, feeling of being a broken version of everyone else around me. I remember how it felt to never have a character in a book, movie, t.v. show, or a song on the radio reflect who I was. I remember the feeling of looking around … Continue reading

reparative therapy

reparative therapy

  {image is a button that my friend, Chris designed. It features a rainbow ribbon and the words, “Autistic Pride,” also in rainbow. Click on the image to buy one or see her other designs.} One of the ‘core symptoms of autism’ that is mentioned in the article and that many drugs seek to address … Continue reading

brave

brave

{click on the image to read the story entitled ‘Michael Same, College Football Star And Top NFL Prospect, Says He’s Gay’ – CNN} “I’ve come to tell the world,” he said, “that I’m an openly proud gay man.” It was beautiful. And strong. And profoundly brave. With each Jason Collins and Michael Sam, with every Tom … Continue reading

on being heard – with barb rentenbach


* As you may recall, last week was an eventful one here at Diary. The Reader’s Digest version goes something like this … I wrote a post called Rethinking Functional Behavior and the Tyranny of Made-up Deadlines. In that post, I cited my new favorite author and friend, Barb Rentenbach. In so doing, I unwittingly … Continue reading

for today

* Friends, I just don’t have it in me today. I have a wonderful story to share, but it’s just not today’s story, ya know? Anyway, I couldn’t leave you with nothing, so I’m going to share some posts that I’ve read in the last week that have either made me think, laugh, or cry … Continue reading