I’m autistic. You don’t know how freeing it is to write that. Every single time I do, I feel like a little more of that burden I’ve been carrying for decades is being lifted off my shoulders. I’m one of those cases (as happens to many autistic cisgender women) where I only discovered this last … More Masking: The Fine Art of Faking Being Neurotypical
Hey, I wrote a thing and it got published in Disability Acts! To Get to the Other Side is available right now! (I originally wrote this in 2017 but expanded the story upon the advice of the excellent editors I worked with.) Cheers, Cait G
Steps One foot in front of the other hurts. My gait is off. The people on the street see me stagger. I know they think I’m drunk. My two legs have to become three. One is a stick. It propels me forward but there’s still pain. If I stand still, I fall. I’m now propped … More Steps (A Poem)
This year as been a real page-turner in my wee life. Going from an invisible to a blatantly visible disability has forced me to wake up to even more realities of what it’s like to live as a spoonie. On my Books/Writing menu, you’ll find Tales from the Crip. That’s going to be the home … More New web-exclusive content!
After years of needlessly suffering, I finally bought a rollator, which is a walker with a seat and wheels. I named it Noola, after the feisty character in Life in the ‘Cosm. Fellow author Jamieson Wolf said he was glad I named it that because, as he stated, “Noola would roll!” Noola and I have been … More My First Week with Noola