What New Parents Of Disabled Children Need to Know

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

What disabled people want you to know about the coronavirus

The most recent coronavirus outbreak is leaving a lot of people nervous and not just people that probably won't catch it and shouldn't be worried but many disabled people with chronic conditions that couldn't fight it. Any virus can be potentially dangerous for disabled people and even the common cold can cause some disabled people … Continue reading What disabled people want you to know about the coronavirus

How is Muscular Dystrophy and Spina Bifida Different?

When people see two wheelchair users hanging out it is often assumed that our disability and challenges are the same but this is so far from the truth and many chronic conditions are very different from each other. Some wheelchair users have the ability to walk while others don't and only need them for long … Continue reading How is Muscular Dystrophy and Spina Bifida Different?

How To Be Supportive Of Someone Recovering From Surgery

When you are recovering from surgery the support you have is a huge part of how you will react to it and how quickly it will go by.  If you are surrounded by people who are not supportive of your situation will increase your stress and anxiety levels and makes recovery seems twice as long. … Continue reading How To Be Supportive Of Someone Recovering From Surgery

How Do I Prepare For An Abdominal Surgery?

No one likes to hear that they will need surgery but when you are disabled sometimes that is the reality of life and you may need quite a few while others none are required. It depends on what disability you have and if you have Spina Bifida how many surgeries you have will depend on … Continue reading How Do I Prepare For An Abdominal Surgery?

Consider Yourself Lucky: It Could Be Cancer

When you are disabled or have chronic pain people often say things to you that can sound rude or insensitive. Sometimes people don't know any better and truly do mean and other times I truly don't understand what led me, people, to think that these comments would be okay. When you say at least you … Continue reading Consider Yourself Lucky: It Could Be Cancer

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