When you are disabled or chronically ill you often will cross paths with someone who will either just straight tell you what is causing your disability or give you suggestions on how you can cure it. For many people, there is no cure for there disability like you are being led to believe, and unless … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice People Given Me That is Not Helpful
Mobility aids and assistive devices infinitely improve the lives of disabled and chronically people but unfortunately many don't see it that way. When people see someone using an assistive device there is so much negativity around them and people often assume around lives are horrible because of our devices but it's because of them that … Continue reading Why I Celebrate My Assistive Devices!
When you are disabled people often look at disability as a bad thing because they are looking at all the negative. Having a disability certainly does has negatives but it is not all negative and without my disability, I would be a totally different person and who knows what kind of person that would be. … Continue reading How Spina Bifida Changed My Life
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
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
As many of you know I have epilepsy and with having seizures it can sometimes be frustrating because they can be unpredictable and you could be doing everything right and still have one. If you are taken your medication on schedule and have proper nutrition the chances of having one are much lower than if … Continue reading What happens after a seizure?
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?
When you find out that your child is going to be disabled it can make many new parents very anxious and reading every single article they can find about that disability that will hopefully tell them what to do. Parents of newly disabled kids become very concerned about their kid's future and wonder if because … Continue reading What New Parents Of Disabled Children Need to Know