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AprilR
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AprilR

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My colleague is warming up to me! May 18, 2022 at 10:57 AM

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May 19, 2022 at 1:33 AM
    1. AprilR
      AprilR
      My colleague is warming up to me!
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    2. AprilR
      AprilR
      Had a great day at work, i even impressed myself. Time to chill watching some gay chinese zombie hunters!
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      3. AprilR
        AprilR
        It's a Chinese drama i watch online lol
        May 17, 2022 at 12:17 PM
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      4. Atrapa Almas
        Atrapa Almas
        Im glad you had such a great working day. Im at the office now and its going nice so far. =D
        May 17, 2022 at 12:24 PM
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      5. Callistemon
        Callistemon
        This really goes with the P&P&Zombies theme! :)
        May 17, 2022 at 8:10 PM
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    3. AprilR
      AprilR
      My previous employer praised me to my current one. What is going on i have no idea
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      2. Atrapa Almas
        Atrapa Almas
        Its bad management to let employees leave the company being angry, because they could revenge somehow.
        May 16, 2022 at 7:05 AM
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      3. AprilR
        AprilR
        Rec. Letters exist here too, although i already have a job so who knows what she is trying to do.
        May 16, 2022 at 7:38 AM
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      4. Atrapa Almas
        Atrapa Almas
        If you have nothing to lose, you may ask her.
        May 16, 2022 at 8:20 AM
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    4. AprilR
      AprilR
      My ex(?) friend contacted me again. I have no idea what she is thinking any more
      1. Atrapa Almas likes this.
      2. Atrapa Almas
        Atrapa Almas
        If she is NT, 90% she needs or want something from you. She will tell or show after she feel welcomed, actions speaks more than words and what is not said or done even speaks more. What do you feel about she coming back?
        May 14, 2022 at 5:31 AM
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      3. AprilR
        AprilR
        I don't think that's right. She is not that kind of person. I liked that she texted me. She is not selfish at all, we are probably just not on the same wavelength
        May 14, 2022 at 5:55 AM
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      4. Atrapa Almas
        Atrapa Almas
        Hope for the better, ready for the worst. I wish you are rigth and you will be friends again. =)
        May 14, 2022 at 7:40 AM
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    5. AprilR
      AprilR
      I feel like i was able to connect a bit with my coworker today
    6. AprilR
      AprilR
      Being an adult is too hard for me. I need a break
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      2. AprilR
        AprilR
        Me too! Nt's instinctual learning style is so weird. How do they know so much?
        May 12, 2022
      3. Callistemon
        Callistemon
        Do you think they do? I'm not so sure. I taught a mix of NT and ND and I think each person has strengths and weaknesses. And lots of it is on a bell curve! :)

        I don't think instinctual learning is particularly thorough and it certainly doesn't seem to predispose people to question their realities. :)
        May 12, 2022
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      4. AprilR
        AprilR
        Yes they barely if ever question anything.
        May 12, 2022
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    7. AprilR
      AprilR
      How do people perceive me an eternal mystery.
      1. Slim Jim
        Slim Jim
        Demure.

        "adjective:

        1. Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
        2. Characterized by or suggestive of reserve or modesty.
        3. Of sober or serious mien; composed and decorous in bearing; of modest look; staid; grave."
        May 9, 2022
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      2. Callistemon
        Callistemon
        Perspectives will differ. You come across kind, a little shy, polite, with a sense of fun under the surface - from what I've seen. Of course none of us have perfect vision!
        May 10, 2022
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      3. Slim Jim
        Slim Jim
        Yeah what she said, in other words 'demure. That's a very attractive quality. It's considered womanly. Traditionally a feminine trait. But I think assertiveness,not being afraid to speak your mind, is important quality too, that shouldn't be neglected by anybody.
        May 10, 2022
    8. AprilR
      AprilR
      Looking for a good horror movie to help with my anxiety.
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      2. AprilR
        AprilR
        I have! I like the Colin Firth version even more than the movie. I think its time for a rewatch, *forgets about horror movies*
        May 9, 2022
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      3. Callistemon
        Callistemon
        Every woman I've ever talked to is quite aware of the Colin-Firth-in-the-bathtub scene. Funny that! :)
        May 10, 2022
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      4. AprilR
        AprilR
        I didn't even like him before watching that show lol
        May 11, 2022
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    9. AprilR
      AprilR
      I get zero respect at work, nearly everyone calls me honey or dear lol
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      2. Callistemon
        Callistemon
        I remember when I was 22 and completing my final practicum for my Grad.Dip.Ed. I was down the beach for an ecology excursion with a bunch of 15-year-olds, showing them how to classify algae, when this elderly couple came up to us and said, "Hello, children, are you enjoying this fine day?"
        May 6, 2022
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      3. Callistemon
        Callistemon
        I smiled sweetly at them, picked up some seaweed, and proceeded to bamboozle them with science-speak, while the students giggled. I winked at them when we said goodbye.
        May 6, 2022
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      4. Callistemon
        Callistemon
        I wore a lot of navy blue professionally after that because it aged me, but threw that colour scheme out when I turned 30, ;)
        May 6, 2022
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    10. AprilR
      AprilR
      I found an autistic community where i live! No its not a dream!!
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      3. Callistemon
        Callistemon
        My husband tends to not have huge expectations, which means he gets less disappointed than me when something doesn't turn out. I tend to have a more positive outlook than reality justifies, which is very helpful in many ways but does sometimes cause me to fall on my face. ;)
        May 5, 2022
      4. AprilR
        AprilR
        Honestly i wasn't expecting to see self aware autistic people (they even know the term neurodiversity!!!) Just knowing that people are starting to get educated about autism here gives me hope.
        May 5, 2022
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      5. AprilR
        AprilR
        I am not an optimistic person at all but this is legit a great development for me
        May 5, 2022
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    11. AprilR
      AprilR
      Just want to get fired already i am so tired from acting
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      2. Slim Jim
        Slim Jim
        Yeah, an environment that doesn't drain you, is important.
        May 3, 2022
      3. UberScout
        UberScout
        You know you can just quit, right? Unless something is keeping you from doing so
        May 3, 2022
      4. AprilR
        AprilR
        I would feel too guilty if i quit, at least i have a small amount of income now. Having something to do also helps with my mental health
        May 3, 2022
    12. AprilR
      AprilR
      Just got blamed and told off for not talking sides between my friends' dispute. After months too.
      1. Atrapa Almas
        Atrapa Almas
        Im sorry. Those situations are difficult.
        May 1, 2022
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    13. AprilR
      AprilR
      I love it when i am happy without reason. Just feeling generally content.
      1. Slim Jim
        Slim Jim
        Yeah, sometimes, we just need to learn to get out of the way of our own unhelpful thoughts, and feel the bliss of being alive in the here and now.
        Apr 30, 2022
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      2. AprilR
        AprilR
        Yes, just eating a good meal or doing something you like can make you happy even if you don't have any grand reason to.
        Apr 30, 2022
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    14. AprilR
      AprilR
      I HATE TALKING ON THE PHONE SO MUCH GIVE ME A BREAK
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      3. crewlucaa_
        crewlucaa_
        I hate talking on the phone too. Here’s a hug from me, April :)
        Apr 27, 2022
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      4. AprilR
        AprilR
        Thank you so much, hugs back. I keep feeling like an idiotic child everytime.
        Apr 27, 2022
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      5. crewlucaa_
        crewlucaa_
        I do too. It’s ok. I’m here if you need to talk.
        Apr 27, 2022
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    15. AprilR
      AprilR
      I don't want to believe it but my mom prob doesn't like autistic people. I feel alone
    16. AprilR
      AprilR
      If i end up too sleepy at work today again i will leave early. I am way too exhausted
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      2. Slim Jim
        Slim Jim
        Joseph Campbell : "Follow your bliss, you will always have your bliss, money or not. If you follow money, you may lose it, and you will have nothing. "

        JC ( hey, nice initials...) was an American writer. He was a professor of literature at Sarah Lawrence College who worked in comparative mythology.
        Apr 22, 2022
      3. AprilR
        AprilR
        Sadly the things i enjoy are not things i can earn money with even if i were nt and capable enough. I don't think i am capable enough to work period.
        Apr 22, 2022
      4. Slim Jim
        Slim Jim
        Everyday you wake up, alive, is a good day. I think it's about working to that point, where, you feel that. Inside your self. Which is very hard. It requires great effort, not to let outside things affect you, emotionally. Then, you can enjoy life, and feel energized, even be inspired.
        Apr 22, 2022
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    17. AprilR
      AprilR
      Anxiety, nausea. Guilt for masking. Idk what else i am feeling
      1. Slim Jim
        Slim Jim
        The ability to feel calm, feel happy, feel joy, experience Peace of mind , is within you, under that anxiety, nausea, guilt, that was pulling you down. Serenity, joy, happiness, is inside you, you just have to find it, and bring it to the surface.
        Apr 18, 2022
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    18. AprilR
      AprilR
      Anxiety nausea and self hatred again.
      1. Aspychata
        Aspychata
        Sorry April. May you find some relief.
        Apr 3, 2022
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    19. AprilR
      AprilR
      I don't feel like i deserve my job, i am not smart enough
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      2. Callistemon
        Callistemon
        Hmm, lack of sleep and stress slow me personally down and destroy concentration - anything like that happening for you?

        It's not good when that happens. Hope things get better. Have you got a useful doctor to work with? They can sometimes help.
        Mar 27, 2022
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      3. AprilR
        AprilR
        Thank you, i usually sleep early but it doesn"t seem to help. I am constantly both sleepy and stressed. I will have to consult my psych for this.
        Mar 27, 2022
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      4. Callistemon
        Callistemon
        I hope you find ways to get the stress under control! Not fun when it's like that.
        Mar 27, 2022
    20. AprilR
      AprilR
      Yaaayy weekend!
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    Gender:
    Female
    Birthday:
    Jan 2, 1991 (Age: 31)
    Diagnosis Status:
    Awaiting Diagnosis
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