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The Procrastination Monster

The Procrastination Monster, a poem by Elliott Knight   I have a monster friend Their name's Procrastination They like to taunt and torment me and waste my imagination   I want to read, and write, and draw and do oh so many things but Procrastination's there to stop me; always waiting in the wings  … Continue reading The Procrastination Monster

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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