Probably no more than three or four guys in the platoon knew my first name at the end of basic. I’m sure nobody had any even semi-lasting impressions of me.
The print version will be available in a few weeks. The main goal of this project is to increase the public awareness of Asperger’s.
The book (I might call it “An The book (I might call it “An Aspie Does Fort Leonard Wood…Badly”) will be available both online and in print.Aspie Does Fort Leonard Wood…Badly”) will be available both online and in print.
Lost in some discussions on Asperger’s is dialogue about the plus side of being on the spectrum.
So what kind of a life did this Aspie have growing up?
Yay for me. I have gone to yoga class for 20 straight weeks without needing a medical procedure.
I’m bragging, but I think this basic training memoir contains some of the funniest stuff I’ve ever written.
Why am I so happy these days? Let me count the ways.
It took courage to write about feeling alienated. You were the voice I didn’t have.
My Asperger’s gives me the willpower to get to the finish line of creative endeavors.
Deep down, I always believed that everything would work out if I tried hard enough.
Thoughts race through our crowded brains and, with no final filter, are unleashed in the same second.
I realize men and women on the autism spectrum have widely different strengths and weaknesses when it comes to athletics.
About Garret Mathews: Husband, grandfather, and newly minted Aspie.
It’s true what they say. You can go home again.
When is enough enough? When can I say, “Self, 204 is a great achievement. Congratulations. You have biceps to die for. Now it’s time to move on.” This Aspie has a problem with that.