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  1. A g h

    Something happened today that seems very insignificant, and I suppose it it. My phone screen cracked. Hadn't dropped it, just hit it with the metal part of the seatbelt. I had never previously broken a phone screen before, and it's taking a bit of getting used to. Only thing is, it sent me into a shutdown, I think. I was suddenly aware of how "naked" I was (I had not been wearing long sleeves/a jacket, and I didn't have my earbuds), and I was very afraid. My brain became stuck, and I...
  2. May 2019 Daily Goals, Part One:

    1) nephew letter 2) self-hypnosis 3) clean Part Two TBD... 1) nephew letter is something family members asked me to write. 2) self-hypnosis is for noise sensitivity & mindfulness meditation. 3) abc = always be cleaning/ prep for visiting family member.
  3. dissecting other people's stuff

    Looking at other people's material is useful to me. I see what works and what doesn't. For example this result> "Your character is from the UFO (1997-1999) theme and is Messy. They are a(n) Calligrapher and they enjoy Amateur Astronomy" from> StackPath Good details. but. Could be improved by attaching the correct article to occupation. Like this: a Calligrapher, an Artist. And lose the vague pronoun 'they'. Instead of: "They are a(n) Calligrapher and they enjoy Amateur Astronomy" I...
  4. Therapy this week

    As I always do at the beginning of "Therapy Weeks", I'm debating on whether I should bring up autism. I also usually get too afraid to, and refer to the giant list of stuff I wanted to bring up since last year. It feels like I'm doing myself a disservice, by not utilizing the time I have to talk about what I want to. It kinda feels like I'm lying, in a way? Lying to my therapist, too. To make myself feel better, I'll organize all my documents into a folder. I also got another bad headache...
  5. 3 Hours & 29 Minutes Daily

    A big improvement in reducing iPad time. The ultimate goal is still 2-3 hours iPad time daily with one day completely off the iPad a week. It helps the weather had been nice some days last week. I’ve also been waiting to check social media after working on my important papers first. Continuing to cut off iPad time @ 5pm. I feel better in general, although some days are suck. Things might never get better, but they can always get worse. I have coping skills, for better & worse.
  6. Wiped Out

    So these past couple days have been interesting, to say the least. I've never known myself to have anger issues, but I've noticed that I get annoyed very quickly in situations that wouldn't bother me before. Other kids asking questions in class, a couple of kids talking over the teacher/when they aren't supposed to. Mainly to do with talking, I guess. I noticed that I repeated "shut up" a lot in my head, but I didn't say it out loud. Maybe I'm too stressed? I can't figure out how though. But...
  7. Finding Support Resources in the USA...

    Many of us on the spectrum have poor work histories and lack the funds needed to pursue a diagnosis and pay for recurring services. If your income is below a certain amount, you may be eligible for your state's medical assistance program. They can also connect you to transportation services, if your service provider is too far away and you have no vehicle. Do not seek a diagnosis from your family doctor. Do not trust every counselor that says that they know autism. Seek out an...
  8. Since the place is working today, I posted this.

    bug regatta Created by treebranch1 Title & Idea bug regatta is supposed to mean that the insects are the boats. The way some of these read almost sounds like....boat models. But it's meant to be actual insects, used as boats. I was thinking, for a split second, of one individual who uses generatorland and his penchant for expanding things. Making things big. Blowing up balloon images. And I thought--- Insects. And Large. Two ideas next to each other. So, some of the appeal of this was...
  9. GI Issue?

    another emeto warning! So I get nauseous a lot. It's indiscriminatory. I could be eating, drinking something, smelling something, standing still (lol), and I'm nauseous. It sucks, because I did ask my doctor about it beforehand, and she gave me meds for it, but they gave me horrible headaches. So out of fear, I flushed them. Mainly because they tasted like candy, and I didn't want to be tempted. But now I don't know what to do. Is it the food I eat? Is it olfactory input? I just don't know!...
  10. More IMs on facebook

    So, the guy and I have exchanged a few more messages. He's not sure yet whether their site was hacked or whether the automatic renewal for the domain name failed. He thought the site was operational. Had me test it. It wasn't. ==== I wrote out some more material for a thing I'm working on. Either it will eventually get posted on generatorland, or I will get a relative to develop a program I can use privately. These most recent blog entries are not so much "news" that I expect anyone to be...
  11. April 23

    Hey People! This is Mike again. Yesterday was a tough day. Was real anxious throughout the day, really feeling my mom's absence. At one point, I even hallucinated her in the house talking to my nephew but it was my dad talking to my nephew. I haven't had the best couple of weeks. I miss my mom, I miss my gf, I find it hard to maintain interest in things, I wrecked my car Sat.night, I can't get much play from the ladies online or IRL, and basically, right now Life Sucks. If i thought it would...
  12. Direct message to me on facebook

    The guy says the place has been hacked. He wrote back to me from his facebook account. He also has posted a notice on facebook and on his twitter saying that the site was hacked and they are working to get it back under control. I came across a blog by a username I recognize. And he/she has links to the material he/she has produced. Those links work, but the general link in the blog to the site just goes to a blank white page with a baby blue line/band at the top. Apparently the domain...
  13. Chained to Life.

    The one thing i have never liked about myself is my anger, it's insane. I get frustrated really fast, it takes me every fiber of my being to slow it down. Sometimes it comes over from not understanding what's happening, it can come off from social groups. It can come off from myself, as i am extremely hard on myself with everything and every little thing. Other times, it's because people just flat out ignore me. And it sucks when it's right dead smack in your face and your just expected to...
  14. Expired

    For less than 18 dollars a year, the site I have been using could renew their domain name. One of the co-owners has a twitter account that refers to the site. What's the point of that if nobody bothers to renew the domain name? I don't want to resort to the primitive technique of writing out phrases on paper or index cards, putting them in containers and drawing them out like fortunes or lottery ticket winners.
  15. Basically Stuck Either Way

    There's a lot of ways this applies in my life. For example, wearing a binder. I'm dysphoric without it, and dysphoric with it. More aware of my chest, constantly feeling it to see if I've "slipped" and have to adjust. Another instance is in school work I have to do. The teacher assigned a podcast and some questions to answer. Of course, the first thing I do is look up a transcription, but... It's not punctuated, in a weird font, and is in big blocks of text. I emailed the teacher about any...
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