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Why I don’t support the MDA telethon

Why I don’t support the MDA telethon

If you’re new here, I have a type of congenital muscular dystrophy. Muscular dystrophy is, in simple terms, a category of neuromuscular diseases. I personally don’t know which exact flavor of MD I have, since I’ve never been tested beyond my initial diagnosis I got 

Are you registered to vote?

Are you registered to vote?

Hi friends. There is so much at stake in this upcoming election. It is quite literally, and terrifyingly, a matter of survival. For disabled people, the lgbtq+ community, BIPOC, immigrants. For that matter, given our current administrations disregard for climate change or any science at 

Why did it take a global pandemic for things to become accessible?

Why did it take a global pandemic for things to become accessible?

I keep finding myself asking one question over and over: why did it take a global pandemic for things to become accessible? Obviously, things aren’t perfect. There’s still so much work left to do and it’s not like a flip was switched making the ADA 

Lockdown life update

Lockdown life update

Hi friends! How’s lockdown treating ya? First off, I just want to say that I know that everything is awful and scary and generally terrible right now, so I’m proud of you for getting through it. I’m happy you’re still here and super grateful that 

I’m back I guess

I’m back I guess

Hi friends! *coughs* *clears cobwebs* It’s been a heck of a long time since I’ve popped in here. When quarantine started, I had a hard time writing. Everything was sad and scary and the thought of writing about anything that mattered at the time was 

My friend and I are both in wheelchairs and our disabilities are nothing alike

My friend and I are both in wheelchairs and our disabilities are nothing alike

For today’s post, I teamed up with my friend Sarah to highlight just how different disabilities are from person to person, even between two wheelchair users. Lots of people who have limited or no experience with disability in general tend to lump all wheelchair users 

February 2020 highlights

February 2020 highlights

Happy leap year day! Today is the last day of February 2020 but because it’s the 29th it feels like a bonus. And it also means that it’s time I write my highlights of the month, so hey, you’re reading this now so I actually 

11 Wheelchair accessible date ideas

11 Wheelchair accessible date ideas

In honor of Valentines Day being just a few days away, I thought I would console my sadly single self by coming up with some fun date ideas that are all wheelchair accessible! There’s this strange belief that disabled people don’t or can’t date, and 

January 2020 highlights

January 2020 highlights

It always blows my mind when I see people saying they felt like January is 200 days long. For me, January always flies by scary fast. Maybe because my birthday is at the end of the month or maybe just because I always get a 

I am too comfortable with my depression

I am too comfortable with my depression

I am too comfortable with my depression. Nagging, spiteful, cruel, sad, hurtful thoughts feel like second nature. When they’re gone, I almost feel nervous. I wonder where they’ve gone, what I’ve done to deserve the quiet without them and it leaves me feeling like something