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The Clubfoot Chronicles: A New Chapter

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


Being Labeled “High Functioning” Kept Me Isolated and Hindered My Personal Growth

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



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