So long in coming. So glad it did.
This posting is part of the Flashblog presented by “Boycott Autism Speaks.”
LOVE; NOT FEAR
Feb. 14, 2014
Five Months; nine days; and counting.
September 5, 2013. The day I got my diagnosis of Asperger’s. I had been suspecting it for a while, of course, and had seen a neuropsychologist for testing. At 66 years old, I had been shocked to start figuring out I was an Aspie. I wasn’t sure how the official diagnosis would feel.
On Sept. 5th, I went to the office of the neuro-psychologist to get my diagnosis. When she said, “You definitely have Asperger’s,” a weight was lifted from my shoulders. 66 years of weight.
I thought, “Oh, my God – that explains EVERYTHING about me that I didn’t understand. EVERYTHING.”
In these five plus month, the weights have continued to fall off.
I no longer go through my day in fear, thinking…
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