Not Weird Just Autistic Founder J.R. Reed & Tye the blogging autism service dog.

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Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired? Have the Courage to Conquer Fear and Fake It 'til You Make It

Believe it or not, I’m not as comfortable with myself as most people think I am.  Even with the purple goatee, a large, colorful collection of Converse and an array of cardigans and vests that I love to wear.  The truth is, that most days I don’t feel good about myself and frankly, I’m sick and tired of feeling that way.

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It’s About Time I Figured Myself Out Getting to know your true self is a key to a happy life

“Is there a point to this?”  You may ask.  Of course there is.  There’s hope for us all  We may not be happy with who we are or where we’re at in life, but we can keep chasing greatness, figure ourselves out and become the best versions of ourselves that we can be.  At least that’s what I get when I hear this song.

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The Fascinating Truth About Autism and Bitterness Why can't we get over it?

I’m just going to lay it all on the line.  When we as high functioning autistics (HFAs) get hurt, excluded, lied to, screwed over or otherwise wronged, whether intentional by the person(s) involved or just perceived by our brains, it quickly turns into bitterness and we have a hard time letting go of it.  We want to let go of it and have the bitterness go away, but as hard as we try, it lingers like one of my autism service dog’s toxic farts.

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