Autism is misunderstood, as is pica. It takes a long time for some of it to be diagnosed, in my case forty-eight years for autism. I’m still not diagnosed with pica, although I eat non-food items often and a diagnosis
Being diagnosed with PTSD was one of the most validating things I’ve ever experienced. Not only did it lead me down a path of healing, it helped me to discover my autism.
Learning that I had PTSD was the first
The five months since I was “officially” diagnosed with autism have been a whirlwind of discovery, namely finding other autistic women like me, and finding out so much more about myself– the small parts of my internal life that until