What’s Inspirational?

If you’re on social media, every day you come across “uplifting and inspirational” stories. Stories that are meant to make you smile. My favorite stories are the soldiers coming home to their families. My least favorite? The “promposals” to classmates with a disability. Why? Because it’s […]

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Top 7 Phrases That Confine

Everyone has words they hate, or names they hate being called. As a person with a disability, there are words that are considered “hateful” and “not politically correct”. Each person with a disability has a different opinion to what they prefer. To me, “physically challenged” […]

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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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