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What People Are Saying
July 31, 2019
Our instrinsic selfKnows who we areEven when our conscious selfDoesn’t.Long hair and fake lashesAttachment to my physical appearanceBeing representative of my ‘femininity’FearA knowingThat all the very worst thingsSociety said I could beI probably wasFear of others knowingI was autisticFear of others’ assumptionsAbout my identityFear of others thinkingFear of othersFearFear ofFear of meLiving in darknessDressed in only blackMourningGrievingLonging forAn identity Obsessed with my weightFitting inConformingAnd becoming chronically illBecause I was not bornTo fit inTo conformI am autisticI am a beingI see peopleNot genderCategorisationStereotypingStigmatisingDiscriminatingRubbish I discoveredMy fearsWere but projectionsOf my own insecuritiesMy judgements of othersWere born of my own self rejectionBut my instrinsic self knowsIt knows who I amAutism beckoned me to lightI began to wear colourCut off that long dark hairLet go of those beliefs and ideasLet it all goAnd I breathe out nowAnd trustIn the process of letting goUnlayeringUnmaskingBecomingMy most authenticAutistic expressionI allow all my fearsAnd insecuritiesTo wash over meAnd guide meHome.
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Online "Aspie" quizzes
Costumes are not my thing
Peer mentoring for autistic children
There is another way
October 29, 2019
I am what I am
Which lense are you seeing autism through?
The language used to describe autism and PDA
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