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…

I love being disabled and I sometimes hate my disease

I love being disabled and I sometimes hate my disease

Being disabled is something I often celebrate. But here’s something I don’t say a lot: I really hate some of things muscular dystrophy does to me. Muscle cramps suck. Getting exhausted after moving 3 things off your desk is unendingly frustrating. Feeling like something should…

My 2020 goals

My 2020 goals

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you enjoyed the holidays and have had a happy start to 2020. I’m actually sick currently, my whole family is. Right after Christmas, my mom caught a cold and I’m now on day 8? I think? Of being sick.…

19 Things I learned in 2019

19 Things I learned in 2019

There are only two days left of 2019. What?! We’re reaching the end of an entire decade, and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably stressed out about that. Everyone is sharing their accomplishments from the past ten years, which is cool! But every time…

The cost of being disabled

The cost of being disabled

We all know that healthcare in America is one of the biggest scams in the world. It’s outrageously expensive and devastating to millions of people but that’s not news. We’ve been screaming about that for years. And we’ll be screaming about it for many more,…

I’m writing a novel

I’m writing a novel

Last month, I had this grand plan of prewriting a bunch of posts because I knew I’d be busy for all of November. That didn’t happen. I did try, I outlined all of them and started about half. But, well. I’m me and got overwhelmed…