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 […]

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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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Six Months: Update

Six Months. It’s unbelievable it’s been that long in a hospital/rehabilitation setting. On one hand, it feels like just yesterday this started, and on another hand it feels like it has no end and I’ve been here my entire life. Since my first update, things […]

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How to Concert: ADA style

Concerts. I love them. Don’t ask how many concerts I’ve attended, because the number does not exist. It’s a lot, and ever growing. It’s exhilarating. It’s social. It’s music. Music is proven to heal, increase your mood, and your lifespan. As with anything with a […]

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Resurrection Weekend

   I took Resurrection Weekend seriously this year. I guess it can have different meanings for everyone, but to me it means, new life, new health, defeating death. Starting over is hard. It’s scary, it plays with your mind, it’s not convenient. The best part about […]

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