When I was in the second grade, the eye doctor said I needed glasses for far-sightedness. This was quite exciting for a seven year old. My mom helped me pick out pretty frames, and I felt special when my teacher, Mr. Smith, asked me to stand up and show the class my new glasses. Of […]Read More Clarity – Seeing Autism For The First Time
One night, months after my son was born, I awoke to find a very large spider working its way down an invisible thread right over our bed. I shook my husband and said, in a strangled whisper, “Don’t move! Spider!” My mind was racing. I had to prevent the spider from reaching the sheets, but […]Read More Sleep Spiders – And You Thought Sleepwalking Was Creepy…
If I were to pick a movie soundtrack that would define my baby years, I think I’d pick the “When Harry Met Sally” soundtrack, with jazz standards and big band favorites performed by Harry Connick, Jr. Now I’m not saying that I was a particularly “hip” or sophisticated baby, but the mood of the music…the […]Read More Colic – Holy Crap, This is One Crazy-Ass Baby!
As I stated in my first post, I’m pretty sure this universe where we are right now is actually a parallel universe to the one I once inhabited. I don’t know much about Quantum Physics, String Theory, or Hugh Everett’s “Many-Worlds” Theory, but I’ve read enough to know that this is a totally plausible explanation […]Read More Birth – Alternate Universe via C-Section