What You Say Matters

We need to have a conversation. I know the big buzzword in the disabled community is ableism. And yes, I believe it exists. It’s rooted so deeply in our society that most people don’t understand the language and actions tear down people with disabilities. I’m […]

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Please Don’t Tell Me…

I know we are all shook up about these most recent suicides. But PLEASE PLEASE don’t mistake my positivity and all day crying and happiness for my friends as signs that I am sad, anxious and trying to put on a show for people. You will […]

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I Am Not a Victim of My Disability

All too often, I see people with disabilities act like they’re a victim of their disability. The disability controls their self-esteem, body image, their mood, and outlook on life. It’s easy to fall prey to the lies society has practiced for quite some time – […]

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