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

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?

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

“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?”

The Good And The Bad Gift Ideas For Migraineurs

Thanksgiving will be here is just a few short days and before you know it Christmas! Thanksgiving is late this year so some of us may have already begun our Christmas shopping so we can get it all done in time but sometimes when you have to shop for certain people it can be a … Continue reading The Good And The Bad Gift Ideas For Migraineurs

What are my strengths?

When you are disabled there is so much you struggle with and sometimes it can be difficult to see what you are good at. For some, they don't see it at all and get depressed because they don't think they are good at anything. Everyone has strength even disabled people! Disabled just may have different … Continue reading What are my strengths?

How can the world be more accessible?

The world we live in is not accessible for disabled people! Disabled people are always having to workaround inaccessibility and it is really frustrating because some of the things we struggle with because of inaccessibility are not fair and would be so easy fix if we would just take the time to listen to disabled … Continue reading How can the world be more accessible?

How friends and family can be more supportive of someone in pain

When you have a family or friends that live with pain, you want to be supportive and do your best to try and understand what they are going through because the truth is they need your support! If you don't live with pain it can be difficult to see where they are coming from so … Continue reading How friends and family can be more supportive of someone in pain

Things you may not know about me

Opening up to people has always been really hard for me because of my anxiety and even if you know me personally I don't generally open up to you until I feel that we have some sort of bond and that I can trust you. It doesn't take much for me to lose that trust … Continue reading Things you may not know about me

How can you help when I have an anxiety attack?

Anxiety attacks are scary! Your heart rate is going at a million miles a minute and it feels likes your dying so you may often ask yourself is something wrong with me? No, nothing is wrong with you and everything is going to be okay as soon as you learn effective strategies to calm down! … Continue reading How can you help when I have an anxiety attack?

How filmmakers get disability wrong

Disabled people are one of the most underrepresented groups in films and on television. It is so hard to find a decent movie with a disabled character that has a half-decent storyline that it is kind of discouraging. Most storylines that have movies with disabled characters are total garbage are just not reality and would … Continue reading How filmmakers get disability wrong

The job search has ended: Why am I relieved?

For those of you who have been following since the day I launched my blog, you are probably aware that I have been looking for a job since 2011 and have had no luck. The job search has finally come to an end! No, I have not found a job but I am no longer … Continue reading The job search has ended: Why am I relieved?