Today is Karly's birthday and for those of you who have been following my blog for any length of time or know anything about our friendship, you would know we are super close. Karly is like a sister to me but it has not always been easy an easy road because people have tried to … Continue reading A Few Times My Friend Was Always There For Me
There is something that you can learn from pretty much anybody whether they are disabled or abled! Not everyone will be able to give you the same type of advice because some people may have experienced certain things so they won't be qualified to give some pieces of advice. An abled person may not be … Continue reading Lessons I learned from my four abled sisters
When you have chronic pain it is likely you will be prescribed some sort of medication to manage your chronic pain. For the most part, the medication your doctor prescribes will be reliable and prevent any bad pain flares but it is not perfect and sometimes it fails you and you're in excruciating pain for … Continue reading How to manage pain without medication
When you are disabled or a wheelchair user you will have limitations to what types of workouts you are able to do but working out is not completely out of the question for some disabled people. Disabled people just do them differently and instead of running on the treadmill to get a good cardio workout … Continue reading Finding the Joy in Physical Fitness
When you decide you want to become a blogger one of the most important questions bloggers have to ask themselves is what do I blog about? There are so many different types of blogs such as fitness, lifestyle, politics, blogging, healthy living and even gardening blogs the possibilities are endless! When I first launched my … Continue reading Why I created a disability-focused blog
When you are disabled or chronically ill people often expect you to be positive all the time and the moment you show any signs of negativity your Facebook wall will start blowing up with inspiration! Positivity is something we can all work on but there is such a thing as being too positive and when … Continue reading Can you be too positive?
If you were to ever ask me what doctor I hate going to the most I wouldn't tell you any of my specialists(I don't mind seeing my specialists unless I know something is wrong then I might be more bothered by it ) but would say without hesitation the dentist! I have had a couple … Continue reading How to survive a trip to the dentist when you hate it!
If you have Spina Bifida it is likely you will struggle with constipation at some point because of your limited mobility. People with Spina Bifida don't have the muscles to have bowel movements like an abled person can so they often time have to resort to having medical procedures such as the ACE (stoma to … Continue reading How To Manage Constipation When You’re Disabled
Happy New Year! It's New Year's Eve which means we are about to start a New Year, new decade and some of us might set some new goals. Where has the time gone? It feels like yesterday we were celebrating the year 2000 and now we are heading into the year 2020. How have twenty … Continue reading My Goals For 2020
Sometimes when an abled person says something to a disabled person they have every intention of being helpful but a disabled person sees it as rude and inconsiderate. Having a conversation with your disabled friends is no different than it would be if you had a conversation with one of your abled friends but unfortunately, … Continue reading Things you should never say to a handicapped person
When you have chronic pain or migraines it is likely you will have some type of craving and during times like the holiday, it can be especially difficult to fight these cravings. Unlike your friends who can eat until their heart's content and only have weight gain to worry about people with chronic pain have … Continue reading Things I crave because of migraine
Taking care of your health does not end at eating right and exercising! Eating right and exercising definitely plays a role in staying healthy and you definitely want to do that to stay healthy but it doesn't end there and as a matter of fact, many disabled people cannot exercise. They are still perfectly healthy … Continue reading How I stay healthy