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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 […]

I’m in a rut

I’m in a rut

We’re already almost halfway through August and guys… I am in a rut. Big time. I originally wanted to write an update on how I’m doing with my 2018 goals, but then I came to the realization that I haven’t really accomplished anything. Like, at […]

5 things to know when getting accommodations in school

5 things to know when getting accommodations in school

When I look back on my years at school, I’m mostly just amazed that I survived waking up at 5 am every day and was a functional human being by 7. I have no idea how I managed that, and I do not envy kids […]

Should you start a blog?

Should you start a blog?

If you’ve been thinking of starting a blog, or any kind of creative project for that matter, this is your cue to just stop worrying and do it. If you’ve been waiting for a sign that it’s a good time to start, I’ll be it. […]

Why insisting on praying for disabled people can be hurtful

Why insisting on praying for disabled people can be hurtful

I’ve lost count of how many times a stranger has stopped me when I’m out with my friends or family to pray for me. Even though it’s masked with good intentions, it’s probably one of my least favorite side effects that come with being disabled. […]