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What happens when you can’t use your wheelchair?

What happens when you can’t use your wheelchair?

The past several months have been unrelentingly stressful because of my little old wheelchair breaking down. It started in the summer. I’d stop driving for a moment, and then the next time I’d go to move – I couldn’t. The lights on the small control […]

Should disabilities be added to the Sims?

Should disabilities be added to the Sims?

Hands down, my favorite game is the Sims. I’ve been obsessed since my friend told me to buy the Sims 2 for my laptop so we could play together while we hung out over AIM. My wallet cries every time a new expansion pack is […]

3 financial habits you gotta break right now

3 financial habits you gotta break right now

As much as I hate to say it, I am the queen of bad habits. I procrastinate like it’s my job. My diet consists of coffee and carbs. And no matter how many times I tell myself I won’t fall asleep watching tv, I’ve got […]

My life at the moment: I adopted a kitten!

My life at the moment: I adopted a kitten!

If you follow me on Instagram (which you should!), then you will have already seen my fun little surprise: I adopted a kitten this week! Currently, she’s exiled to my brother, Kevin’s room. She’s also in a little onsie made from a sock so she […]

9 Ridiculous things that make me anxious that only disabled people will understand

9 Ridiculous things that make me anxious that only disabled people will understand

One of my biggest pet peeves in the entire world is the comments you get from people who genuinely believe you can outthink your anxiety. Come on, it’s all in your head.  Just calm down.  You know nothings happening, right? You’re fine.  Stop thinking about […]

Four things to do if you want to work from home

Four things to do if you want to work from home

Working from home sounds ideal to a lot of people. For a lot of disabled people, it can be the only option. And while it does offer many benefits, it is still a little harder than it sounds as it is a job and can […]

Looking back on ten years of friendship

Looking back on ten years of friendship

After I graduated high school, I was pretty stoked to say goodbye to nearly everything associated with those 4 years. Waking up at 5 am, ableist teachers and a truly horrible PI room for disabled students, kids who ignored me from day one but then […]

6 Things I wish I knew before starting my blog

6 Things I wish I knew before starting my blog

Before I launched my blog, I spent so long reading everything I could about the process. It was honestly borderline obsessive. At one point, I had a folder of about 100 bookmarked links all pretty much telling me the same information over and over again […]

“People with disabilities” vs “disabled people”

“People with disabilities” vs “disabled people”

The way we speak about ourselves and each other matters more than we sometimes realize. Subtle changes in our language can make a huge difference when it comes to the impact it has on society. That’s probably why for a lot of people, labels are a powerful thing […]

Is online activism a thing?

Is online activism a thing?

A big part of activism is going to marches and protests, or simply getting out and talking to people to spread whatever message it is that you’re trying to help. But when you’re disabled, that’s not always possible. I’ve seen a lot of people discuss […]