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  • Writer's pictureWendalynn Wordsmith

Welcome, welcome, and welcome

Good evening, classmates.

I do not know where to begin. Now medicated, now Jewish, now utterly confused.

I cannot start from the beginning, as I do not know where that is. Four years ago I was formally diagnosed with autism and two months ago ADHD. I am now on a low-dose medication that seems to be working. I can focus on the unevenness, but it has led to organising my comfort piles.

That is a good thing.

I have also lost some of my ability to keep it inside. I am quicker to anger, but still own my outbursts and apologise; not because it is expected, but because I need to.

That is a good thing about a bad thing.

Getting my brain in ordered segments is what is needed.

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