Alright folks, let's get back to business. I actually meant to make this post last month, but of course your dude Elly here can't keep a blog updated to save their life. But hey, better late than never, right? Anyway, onward! Last month I had my final follow-up with my orthopedic surgeon. That's right, final… Continue reading The Clubfoot Chronicles: A New Chapter
[IMAGE DESCRIPTION: Mushu from Mulan rising up with his arms in front of him, with "I live!" written in subtitles.] Hey y'all! How's it going? I'm not even gonna bother with excuses and just jump back into this. Know that I am sorry, though. Well, life's actually been going really well for me lately. I'm… Continue reading I LIIIIIIIVVVVVVEEEEE
cw: ableism, functioning labels, attempted suicide When I was 12 years old, I was diagnosed with "high-functioning Asperger's Syndrome". I didn't know it then, but this essentially translated to "you're basically normal, so you're going to get none of the help you actually need, as well as have your struggles hand-waved." While I did… Continue reading Being Labeled “High Functioning” Kept Me Isolated and Hindered My Personal Growth
Welp, I'm a day late for #RedInstead, and I didn't do anything for it this year. Whoops. Sadly, I've been having an extremely hard time balancing my IRL and online lives. However, my mood overall has been improving, and I'm feeling far more positive than I've been in the past couple of months. I chock… Continue reading Happy April!
I'm trying to keep this thing updated, I really am. Unfortunately I just can't seem to find decent subject matter to write about. So, uh, life update I guess? My mood's still suffering, as is my sleep. I'm still having nightmares about my ex, and I still don't know what to do about it. I'm… Continue reading Welp
content warning: abuse, self-harm To whom it may concern, I'm writing this blog post as a means of reaching the various areas of the internet I frequent in one go rather than repeating the same thing a million times. Alright, so here we go. *deep breath* I am not okay. I am a lethargic, panicky… Continue reading An Open Letter to Those Who Know Me
Wow, another post so close to the last one. Way to go, me! 😀 Anyway, today's post is going to be about something that I've been going through lately. And that is that I've been finding myself becoming more and more nonverbal. Communicating with my mouth parts is becoming increasingly difficult, and the disconnect between… Continue reading On Becoming More Nonverbal