When you are disabled surgery is often required to keep your body healthy and to prevent any serious medical issues for some people. Not disabled people will need tons of surgeries but for some disabilities, there may be little to no surgeries that can be done to help improve your quality of life so you … Continue reading What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Your Next Surgery
As we get into warmer weather it that time of year when the heat will trigger more migraines. I have been doing so well for about two months with barely any attacks until last week and I had several days when I slept all day and probably only exercised once maybe twice when I am … Continue reading What I Do On Bad Pain Days
If you are disabled then you can probably agree that leaving your house and going anywhere can be very stressful because of inaccessibility. Many places claim they are accessible when there not and it's almost pointless to call and ask if they are accessible because almost always will they say yes even if the only … Continue reading How Restaurants Can Be More Accessible For Disabled People
When you live with Spina Bifida it is pretty common to not only lack bladder control but also some bowel functions might not work either. There are different ways you can manage this and some people might be able to take a laxative a couple times a week and effectively manage their constipation but for … Continue reading What It’s Like To Live With A Stoma (Part Two)
Today I am starting a new series that I was supposed to launch in December but I never got around to it better late than never! The series is called what it's like living with... and the aim of it to help those who don't have disabilities understand what it's like to live with visible … Continue reading What It’s Like Living With A Stoma
The short answer is no, I will never work my dream job. I may work a job but not my dream job. That may be the case for a lot of disabled people because when you are disabled, you have to base your career decisions on your capabilities. An abled person would normally pick a … Continue reading Will I ever work my dream job?
Dear Lily, I will not be able to play with you in the same way your other aunt's and uncles can. You will see me struggle with more things than your other aunts and uncles but that is okay. I may not be able to protect you in the same way an abled person can … Continue reading A Letter To My Niece