Calming nerves before surgery

No one likes to hear that they need surgery but unfortunately, some of us have to go through quite a few to keep our health from deteriorating!  Surgery can cause a lot of anxiety and sometimes it can be tempting to either avoid it altogether or cancel it at the last minute by coming up … Continue reading Calming nerves before surgery

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Things you could be doing that could be making a disabled person’s life harder

When you are disabled there are some things you are more aware of than abled person is because you have to be. Since abled people don't struggle as much as people with physical disabilities sometimes they make the life a person with a physical disability harder with realizing it. A disaster can happen to anyone … Continue reading Things you could be doing that could be making a disabled person’s life harder

How I stay positive

When you are disabled or live with chronic pain sometimes it can be really difficult to stay positive. The pain will always be there so what is the point of staying positive? Nothing is going to change whether you are positive or not. Yes that may be true and you may not be able to … Continue reading How I stay positive

The struggle of shoe shopping with Spina Bifida

Shoe shopping struggles are real when you have a physical disability like Spina Bifida! If you are abled you may find it enjoyable but when you have a physical disability you will find it a little more stressful and slightly less enjoyable. When I go shoe shopping with another abled person I am actually bored … Continue reading The struggle of shoe shopping with Spina Bifida

Blog update

Hey all, I hope everyone is enjoying their Sunday! Today I thought I would take the time to do a little quick update on a few changes I am making on Life with Spina Bifida. A couple of weeks ago I started having more migraines so my doctor told me to double the dosage on … Continue reading Blog update

How I know you are lying about your Spina Bifida diagnosis

Sometimes when I am talking with another wheelchair user the first thing that comes to mind is "I also have Spina Bifida. Some people think that if we have the same disability we can connect better with each and will have more to talk about. What some people don't realize is when you are lying … Continue reading How I know you are lying about your Spina Bifida diagnosis

Why I’m not doing Blogtober

If you are blogger you have probably heard of Blogtober and maybe you are thinking about doing it. For those of you who don't blog and don't know what  Blogtober is it's just like it sounds it's when bloggers all over the world write blog posts every day for the entire month of October. Bloggers … Continue reading Why I’m not doing Blogtober

Bad advice people have given me

When you are disabled or chronically ill people will give you advice all the time! Sometimes it's good advice that you may want to take and sometimes it is absolutely terrible advice that I would highly suggest that you don't take. Some people just want to help but they don't realize they are not helping! … Continue reading Bad advice people have given me

Have you been shamed for taking medication?

When you are disabled or chronically ill taking medication will most likely be part of your life. Medications are what you need to functions but unfortunately, most people who aren't disabled or chronically ill don't understand that. All they see is us popping pills so they will start asking us questions like have you tried … Continue reading Have you been shamed for taking medication?

I found a new hobby!

Disclaimer: Today I will be reviewing a product that I purchased and ended up really enjoying. I was not compensated for buying this product or writing this review so all opinions are my own! I truly felt that this review could benefit you in some way if you are looking for a new hobby. I … Continue reading I found a new hobby!

A few things that my disability has taken from me

Whenever I am out and people see my wheelchair usually someone's first instinct is your disability doesn't define who you are or you can do anything you put your mind to. Yes, I'll give you that my disability doesn't define who I am as a person. What I will never understand is why you would … Continue reading A few things that my disability has taken from me

The friend who caused some serious emotional damage contacted me and what she said was shocking!

As some of you know my blog exists because most all my friends were very negative and I needed a support group that was positive and supportive of my goals.  Having negative friends can make you feel depressed and affect you in more ways than you realize. One friend, in particular, stands out because we … Continue reading The friend who caused some serious emotional damage contacted me and what she said was shocking!