It has been two weeks since my second diagnosis session. I am still processing it. I will get my diagnosis in another four weeks. Apparently it takes a while to go through everything and work out where somewhere fits on the spectrum.
I have been warned the diagnosis can be a negative experience. I will be told all the ways I can’t / don’t function like a ‘normal’ person. I think I am mostly okay with that. Unfortunately I don’t get told what my autistic super power is. That is something I would like, both having one and knowing what it is. If I had to guess I would say organisation would be in there, and finding stuff, objects and information.
So, between processing what has been, and what may be coming, I haven’t had a real lot of time to think about the rest of my world. I am enjoying the Covid lockdown. Not being allowed to go out and having to keep at least 1.5 metres from other people is very much one of my happy places. I am missing being able to go for drives. I love to be out and about seeing new things (so long as the people interactions are low). The good thing about new places is that you aren’t supposed to fit in and it doesn’t matter if people think you are strange because you don’t intend to stay.
So, I may be quiet for a while. I will update some time after my official diagnosis, depending on how long it takes me to process.