Hi there and welcome back to my blog! Time to relaunch this after a year hiatus!
So, what has led to this relaunch you might be wondering?
Purpose. If I could define it by one word, it would be PURPOSE.
Since my last post, and in recent months, I’ve been pondering the questions “what is my purpose?” “What am I here to do on earth”, “Am I Happy?”.
The last question in particular is what sparked the change and was the catalysts for wanting to start up this blog again. I wasn’t happy, and I lacked purpose and direction. I wanted more then to just get up out of bed every day and sell cell phones and TV service. So, I quit. Did a drastic move, and said enough is enough.
This resulted really thinking about my passions and wants and desires. I have always loved writing and poetry, and in the last year I have really gotten away from it, just due to life circumstances. But I identified that this is where my passion is, writing and sharing stores. Even so, helping others through advocacy. So here we are. I am not only relaunching this blog, but in a sense relaunching myself into life after much stagnation.
As the year has progressed, I have really also tried to embrace and accept that I am on the spectrum. This was another reason for starting up writing again; I need an outlet to express my journey with this aspect of my life and share my wisdom and insights. I have found a wonderful community with those with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and other disorders like Sensory Processing Disorder. And as I will continue to share, woman are often the ones that get diagnosed late in life, if at all. When I got the diagnosis, it explains so much. But even still I’ve had to and continue to go through an acceptance and discovery process. Which is why I want to re-launch this blog. I also want to use it to educate people and maybe help others who are looking for answers as to why they have the experiences or issues they do, or what they are experiencing.
At the end of the day, I just have this pull to share the wisdom I’ve picked up along the way and my journey through this thing called my life. Day2DayWithMe is the new subtitle to this blog because it’s not just me living with OCD anymore (which is a component of Asperger’s/ASD) but encompasses all aspects of my lived experience. There is less separation of diagnosis’s and even within the DID aspect of things. There is a collectiveness that’s occurring, and I wanted this blog to start to reflect that.
In this newly updated blog, there will be articles, poems to be shared, insights, questions answered that readers may have, and just an overall collection of what it’s like to be me. Please feel free to comment and ask questions as I begin this chapter of the journey!