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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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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