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5 Things to think about when going to a concert in a wheelchair

5 Things to think about when going to a concert in a wheelchair

Music has always been one of the most important influences in my life. I can remember getting Backstreet Boys tapes to play in my boombox, and then cds for my discman when I was just a little older. I remember when I was 10 and […]

The Passing of HR620

The Passing of HR620

Today I came home from my shift in a good mood, but then I checked Twitter and saw that HR 620 passed. The House of Representatives voted today by a 225-192 margin to undermine the Americans with Disabilities Act. #HR620 — ACLU (@ACLU) February 15, […]

3 Reasons Why Clutter Can Be Cool

3 Reasons Why Clutter Can Be Cool

We’re always told that we shouldn’t hold on to clutter. We’re encouraged to be minimalist in our decor, keeping our homes ruthlessly neat and tidy. Needless to say, this rigorous approach is not for everyone. I know it’s definitely not for me! While a perfectly […]

5 Black and Disabled Women You NEED to Follow Right Now!

5 Black and Disabled Women You NEED to Follow Right Now!

As you all probably know, February is Black History Month. I thought pretty hard about the kind of post I wanted to write today that would do this month justice. As a white disabled woman, I know that I have the privilege to be heard […]

Become Your Own Inspiration By Pursuing Your Passion

Become Your Own Inspiration By Pursuing Your Passion

Do you ever feel like you’re stuck in a rut? It sucks, but the good thing is you’re not alone. If you’re not doing something that excites you, then it’s time to make a change. If you’ve always admired others who’ve pursued their dreams then […]

Accessibility Wish List

Accessibility Wish List

You know when you get an Uber to your favorite little cafe in the city before heading to the airport to catch your flight? I wouldn’t because nothing in that scenario is accessible for me. It blows my mind that we can have people floating […]

When making a mistake feels like the end of the world

When making a mistake feels like the end of the world

Every day when I clock into my shift, the first thing I have to do is check my email to see if I’ve gotten any QC’s back. QC’s are reports from my team leads after they’ve reviewed my work so I can see what mistakes […]

Why I’ll never be a minimalist

Why I’ll never be a minimalist

I am not a minimalist. I love the photos on Pinterest and I wish I could be one of those girls with the bright white room that always looks fresh and clean. A few perfectly green and healthy plants, a few books placed just right, […]

26 Happy things for my 26th birthday

26 Happy things for my 26th birthday

Today is my 26th birthday! All month long, I’ve been reading tweets from people who hate the month of January. It’s long, it’s cold, and it makes people sad. Sometimes when you’re bummed and time feels like it’s dragging, it can be hard to find […]

5 Things to never say to your disabled coworker

5 Things to never say to your disabled coworker

Here’s a question: why, in 2018, do people still seem to lose the ability to have a normal conversation with someone who has a disability? What is it about my wheelchair that causes random people to forget what manners are or what acceptable small talk […]