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Nervous Rex's Recent Activity

  1. Nervous Rex I hope Autism Awareness Month doesn't mean I'll have to be more aware of what's going on around me. »

    Apr 1, 2020 at 3:52 PM
  2. Nervous Rex rated Wolfgangus Faldestolius's post Friendly in the thread Am old man.

    Hi. Am old man (single) in UK. Delighted to make the best of my specific learning differences since my 40s. I subconsciously did so...

    Apr 1, 2020 at 11:58 AM
  3. Nervous Rex rated Misery's post Agree in the thread Executive Functioning... Help!.

    Yeah, I know how this one goes, somewhat. In my case, I'm very good at the flexible thinking bit. I'm fantastically awful at the other...

    Apr 1, 2020 at 12:01 AM
  4. Nervous Rex rated SolarPoweredNightOwl's post Agree in the thread Executive Functioning... Help!.

    Get plenty of sleep. It's amazing how much worse one functions when sleep is disrupted. (I get to be low-functioning tomorrow, opening...

    Apr 1, 2020 at 12:01 AM
  5. Nervous Rex replied to the thread The hardest part of meditation....

    That is very interesting. It sounds like it takes a lot of practice.

    Mar 31, 2020 at 10:04 PM
  6. Nervous Rex replied to the thread Executive Functioning... Help!.

    For me: 1) Make written lists. Prioritize the items and check them off when they're done. 2) If a task is too big 2a) Break them...

    Mar 31, 2020 at 9:43 PM
  7. Nervous Rex rated Crossbreed's post Funny in the thread Share good puns and jokes..

    Timi: You know why a compass has a mirror on the back? Mateo: [turning the compass over to see the mirror] Why? Timi: So you can see...

    Mar 31, 2020 at 6:00 PM
  8. Nervous Rex replied to the thread Nightmare Ned and the philosophy of rational/irrational fear.

    I get that not getting help/support from parents represents a great number of real anxieties. That could be a good use of "clueless...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 4:51 PM
  9. Nervous Rex liked tree's post in the thread Nightmare Ned and the philosophy of rational/irrational fear.

    That's true, it is an over used trope. In the case of Nightmare Ned, though, it seemed appropriate, to me. What is worse for a young...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 12:13 PM
  10. Nervous Rex replied to the thread Nightmare Ned and the philosophy of rational/irrational fear.

    This is such a common trope - the adults are clueless and it's up to the kids to figure everything out. It drives me up the wall how...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 11:24 AM
  11. Nervous Rex rated Aspychata's post Friendly in the thread When you first suspected you were autistic as an adult.

    Truthfully l am still reacting to it. I still am second guessing myself, and l can occasionally feel lost, but the big difference is l...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 12:03 AM
  12. Nervous Rex rated Fino's post Friendly in the thread When you first suspected you were autistic as an adult.

    I guess 19 is technically an adult, but also, is it really? Even though you didn't ask I'll answer how I reacted to being told I was...

    Mar 28, 2020 at 10:28 PM
  13. Nervous Rex replied to the thread When you first suspected you were autistic as an adult.

    Thank you for this thread, @hatfullofrain. I enjoy reading other people's stories. It's amazing how many start with, "I always knew I...

    Mar 28, 2020 at 1:54 PM
  14. Nervous Rex rated hatfullofrain's post Friendly in the thread When you first suspected you were autistic as an adult.

    Maybe I should add why I believed I was autistic. I had trouble understanding other people's motivations and how to communicate with...

    Mar 28, 2020 at 1:52 PM