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A rough week of getting sick and getting anxious

A rough week of getting sick and getting anxious

My body is wonky in a lot of ways, but I think the most obnoxious is how easily I get sick. There was a chunk of my childhood where I’d suddenly get sick, land in the ER, and spend a week in the hospital every […]

What my first job has taught me

What my first job has taught me

I waited for a job for so long. In high school, I watched with envy as the other kids picked up shifts at McDonalds or babysitting. It killed me to know that they got to earn their own money to spend on whatever they wanted, […]

My life at the moment | A chatty little update in April

My life at the moment | A chatty little update in April

My friends and I were all obsessed with Xanga in middle school? Does anyone else remember Xanga? I feel like most people were on Livejournal, but I could never get the hang of it. Anyway, we’d all log on and write about our boring, 12 […]

Dodging the disability debt spiral

Dodging the disability debt spiral

Not so fun fact: having a disability makes debt far more likely. Why? For a lot of reasons – enough that I could have a separate blog dedicated to the issue. Having a disability can make it difficult to work in a million different ways. […]

Smartphone Fun: How Your Phone Can Keep You Occupied When You’re at a Loose End

Smartphone Fun: How Your Phone Can Keep You Occupied When You’re at a Loose End

Is there anything worse than sitting around waiting? If you’re like me, you get bored way too easily. Those moments when it feels like you have nothing to do are agonizing. It could be when you’re waiting for a bus or sitting on a train […]

Happiest stories from March!

Happiest stories from March!

I don’t know about you, but I tend to dwell. There are so many horrible, depressing things happening in the world and sometimes it feels like that’s all I, or anyone else, ever focus on. People who know me might not believe me when I […]

Maintaining A Great Social Life When You Suffer From Anxiety

Maintaining A Great Social Life When You Suffer From Anxiety

Being social and maintaining relationships as an adult is hard, whether you’re disabled or anxious or just busy. The thought of certain social situations can feel wildly daunting and scary. What’s the right thing to say? What if you’re too clingy? Are you awkward? Did […]

Looking to stay healthy? Start with the simple stuff!

Looking to stay healthy? Start with the simple stuff!

Let’s face it, pretty much all of us would like to be able to just a little bit healthier than we are. We all know that it’s important, but we get busy and stick with our easy comfortable habits. Sometimes the hardest part is just starting […]

Why I don’t need the dream job

Why I don’t need the dream job

I’ve always been a little mesmerized by people who know exactly what they want to do and what steps they’re going to take to have their dream job because that’s never been me. I’ve got plenty of interests, but I never really considered making any […]

Podcasts I’m currently listening to

Podcasts I’m currently listening to

My favorite thing about my job is that I get to put in headphones during my shift because I hate working in silence. My mind wanders and I get too sleepy. Getting to listen to your favorite band is great, but I’ve discovered that I […]