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

How to manage pain without medication

When you have chronic pain it is likely you will be prescribed some sort of medication to manage your chronic pain. For the most part, the medication your doctor prescribes will be reliable and prevent any bad pain flares but it is not perfect and sometimes it fails you and you're in excruciating pain for … Continue reading How to manage pain without medication

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

Why I created a disability-focused blog

When you decide you want to become a blogger one of the most important questions bloggers have to ask themselves is what do I blog about? There are so many different types of blogs such as fitness, lifestyle, politics, blogging, healthy living and even gardening blogs the possibilities are endless! When I first launched my … Continue reading Why I created a disability-focused blog

How To Manage Constipation When You’re Disabled

If you have Spina Bifida it is likely you will struggle with constipation at some point because of your limited mobility. People with Spina Bifida don't have the muscles to have bowel movements like an abled person can so they often time have to resort to having medical procedures such as the ACE (stoma to … Continue reading How To Manage Constipation When You’re Disabled

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

My Chronic Christmas: How To Keep Your Pain Bearable This Holiday Season

Holidays are something that most people look forward to because it's a time when we have an excuse to take some time off work and spend time with our families but not if you have chronic pain.¬† When you have chronic pain you will miserable no matter what time of year it is because pain … Continue reading My Chronic Christmas: How To Keep Your Pain Bearable This Holiday Season

“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?”

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