The Night I Disturbed my Neighbors with Autism

I live on my own. Not something everyone with autism can do. Only 17 percent of people with autism have ever lived alone. That should make me feel blessed and accomplished ...
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The Triple Dividend Card Bandit

When December 1st hit, our mailbox was inundated with holiday cards. I won’t ever complain about that because I love, love, love getting mail! I, in turn, am very meticulous ...
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What is the Recipe for Love?

Have you ever been lost but not worried about finding your way back? Have you walked into complete darkness trusting your instincts with the certitude of a safe terrain? Deep ...
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The Unknown

Here I sit, at 29 years old ( I know.. I know.. I'm still young), wondering why I can't figure anything out in life. I don't think I'm alone. I'm ...
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What Taking a Selfie Taught Me About My Life With Cerebral Palsy

I’m a Summa Cum Laude graduate with a Bachelor's degree in psychology, a former honor society president, a respite care worker, a mental health and disability advocate, and a published ...
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Keeping Faith

"Where is it, Where is it?”  I mutter as I dig through my jewelry box. My favorite part of my morning routine is accessorizing my outfit.  All the different colors ...
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You Look Good But Looks Can Be Deceiving

I wish I had a nickel for every time someone said 'you look good' when I was in pain, fatigued and feeling broken. I like to use to an iceberg ...
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When You’re Missing a Loved One That Has Passed, Bring Them to Life

I was in third grade when my favorite aunt passed away. She was a second mom to me. I always had fun going on wild rides or shopping with her ...
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[Insert Inspirational Story/Lesson Here]

For months I have been trying to write a new piece – a piece that has an inspirational lesson from a tough time. One that will motivate someone or have ...
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