Money saving tips while you’re unemployed

When you are unemployed, not having as much money as you would like can get very frustrating. Sometimes there are times you see something you really want but know you shouldn't buy. Being unemployed doesn't mean you can't buy nice things, it just takes longer to save up for it. Here are some tips on … Continue reading Money saving tips while you’re unemployed

Office work with Spina Bifida

There are many things you have to consider when applying for office work or administrative jobs. If you are put in a position without the necessary accommodations, it can be a complete disaster. Here is how an office job would differ between a non-disabled person and a disabled person. Tight Spaces A non-disabled person may … Continue reading Office work with Spina Bifida

Babysitting with Spina Bifida

If you are not disabled you may think that a person like me cannot babysit. Well, that is where you would be wrong. A person who is disabled can absolutely take of children. They just have a harder time with some things and may do some things differently for the safety of the child. I … Continue reading Babysitting with Spina Bifida

Why people who aren’t disabled shouldn’t use the handicapped bathroom

It can be very frustrating when I am out in public and I can't get in the bathroom because it is being occupied by someone who is not disabled. Here is why you should not use the accessible bathroom if you are not disabled. It's usually the only one with enough space for a wheelchair … Continue reading Why people who aren’t disabled shouldn’t use the handicapped bathroom

Struggles of a learning disability

Do you have a learning disability? Well, I do and with it comes many challenges. Having a learning disability just means it takes longer for you to understand something. It does not mean that college is completely out of the question. Actually, many with learning disabilities are able to get college degrees they just get … Continue reading Struggles of a learning disability

Life Lessons for guaranteed happiness

Throughout my lifetime I have learned many things that have not only strengthened my friendships but made me a happier person in general. Here are a few life lessons I have learned so far: Friendships aren't everything- If a friend is making you feel bad about yourself, they aren't worth your time. There is no sense in … Continue reading Life Lessons for guaranteed happiness

Disability? embrace it

So many people won’t use the word 'disabled' because they think it's somehow insulting or means we aren’t normal. Well, here are my thoughts on that. Disabled simply means having a condition that restricts your abilities to function physically, mentally, or socially. That's the definition. A disabled person will not be offended if you call … Continue reading Disability? embrace it

The reason I do not have social skills

I have been asked so many times why I don't really talk in social settings. So, here's the truth. I have very bad anxiety. When I am in a setting with a lot of people I get nervous and sometimes panic. It's not that I don't want to talk but a lot of the time, … Continue reading The reason I do not have social skills

A little bit about me

Hello! Welcome to my blog. My name is Sarah. I am a 25-year-old girl and I have Spina Bifida. For those of you who don’t know, it’s a birth defect in which the bones of the spine don't form properly around part of the spinal cord. Spina Bifida varies from person to person and it … Continue reading A little bit about me