The Truth About Autism

My younger brother, Joshua (14), and my little sister, Elizabeth (2), both have forms of autism. Joshua has Asperger’s Syndrome. On the spectrum, he has what’s considered “high functioning” autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which means that some of what he does is like the average person, but several of his personality traits are different and … More The Truth About Autism

The Peace I Seek

“The person you see yourself to be will in the end be the person you become.” – Dr. Charles Stanley My church has a huge library full of both fiction and nonfiction Christian books. I had the pleasure of browsing it for the first time this past Sunday (when I first visited the church the … More The Peace I Seek

Visiting An Allergist | My Experience + Results

Hi there! ๐Ÿ’™ I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ๐Ÿ˜Š Happy November to you! ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ’› This past Tuesday, I visited an allergist for the first time. This appointment was a loooong time in coming, because I’ve suffered from skin and sinus sensitivities since I was a toddler. None of my conditions were or are … More Visiting An Allergist | My Experience + Results

My Top 10 Favorite Morgan Harper Nichols Quotes

Hi there! I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ๐Ÿ’• For the last several years, I have enjoyed using Pinterest to find inspirational quotes. On that trek to find motivation and encouragement (even though I also consider Pinterest-browsing to be a lazy activity ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ), I have found a lot of favorite quotes! However, there has … More My Top 10 Favorite Morgan Harper Nichols Quotes

My Plans For 2019-20

Hi there โค I hope you’re having a beautiful day! ๐Ÿ˜Š I feel like I’ve been doing a lot of update-type posts recently, but that’s because there are some new things going on in my life that I’m enjoying talking about! I’ll try not to make these repetitive, although as greater clarity and insight come … More My Plans For 2019-20

Life With Baby Siblings | Thoughts + Confessions

Hello! I hope you’re having a beautiful day ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’œ Earlier this week, my mom and I were discussing the fact that I never thought I’d have baby siblings at the age I am now. Elizabeth’s (2) and Isabella’s (eight months) presence in my life has completely altered where I spend my time, which has then … More Life With Baby Siblings | Thoughts + Confessions

An Ode To Overthinking

When I think, I think too much. Things and situations, trials and circumstances … They stay on my mind for far too long. I’ll take something simple that I should hope for the best in … But I analyze it instead.