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 Chronic Pain Took From Me That I Now Have Back

I'm back! Technically I'm still recovering from surgery but I am healing a lot faster than expected and can definitely get back into blogging fulltime! Since surgery, I not only have had some of my bladder problems corrected but by some miracle, it has cured my chronic pain!  I have been struggling with chronic pain … Continue reading What Chronic Pain Took From Me That I Now Have Back

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

Loving Yourself Through Pain And Disability

Happy Valentine's Day!  When you are disabled or have chronic pain it can be difficult to love yourself because how can you when you struggle with so much? You wake up and go to bed in bed so what is there to love? There are lots of things to love about yourself but if you … Continue reading Loving Yourself Through Pain And Disability

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