Lessons I learned from my four abled sisters

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

How to manage pain without medication

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

Finding the Joy in Physical Fitness

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

Why I created a disability-focused blog

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

Can you be too positive?

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?

How To Manage Constipation When You’re Disabled

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

Things you should never say to a handicapped person

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

Things I crave because of migraine

Merry Christmas everyone! Christmas time is most people's favorite time of year because we get to spend time with our families and are surrounded by all kinds of treats that you don't get to make or have an excuse to eat any other time of the year. This time of year can also be a … Continue reading Things I crave because of migraine

How I stay healthy

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

My Chronic Christmas: How To Keep Your Pain Bearable This Holiday Season

Holidays are something that most people look forward to because it's a time when we have an excuse to take some time off work and spend time with our families but not if you have chronic pain.¬† When you have chronic pain you will miserable no matter what time of year it is because pain … Continue reading My Chronic Christmas: How To Keep Your Pain Bearable This Holiday Season

“Epilepsy are you doomed?”

Seizures can be scary and sometimes difficult to diagnose because there are so many different types but are totally manageable through medication. I went my whole life and I didn't have any seizures until high school when I started getting them. My seizures have not been easy to diagnose because tests don't always reveal anything … Continue reading “Epilepsy are you doomed?”

What People Can’t See About Life With Chronic Pain

When you live with chronic pain there is always more than meets the eye! You see what chronic pain suffers want you to see and more often than not it is nothing compared to what we actually live with on a day to day basis. The truth is most people can't handle the realities of … Continue reading What People Can’t See About Life With Chronic Pain