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5 Interabled couples that will make you swoon! #100outof100

5 Interabled couples that will make you swoon! #100outof100

Recently, Dr. Phil (ugh, I know, just stay with me) aired an episode featuring an interabled couple. The man was disabled and his girlfriend was responsible for his day to day care. In this episode, he told the struggling couple that the reason for all […]

7 Reasons why it’s time to stop accusing people of faking their disability

7 Reasons why it’s time to stop accusing people of faking their disability

Nearly every day I read another story about a disabled person being harassed in a public space for “faking” their disability. As a full time wheelchair user, and someone who’s very visibly affected by my disease, I’m lucky. No one ever really accuses me of […]

5 ways to support a loved one with a rare disease

5 ways to support a loved one with a rare disease

Today is Rare Disease Day, which was created to raise awareness for rare diseases and the people who live with them. I was diagnosed with Congenital Muscular Dystrophy when I was a baby, which is a rare neuromuscular disease. If you want to learn more […]

Why I wish I could redo my college years

Why I wish I could redo my college years

When I graduated from high school, I wasn’t excited about college. I was just excited to be done with high school. While my classmates and friends would excitedly chatter about which university they’d been accepted to, I’d stay quiet and smile. I didn’t have the […]

My experience with dating apps as a disabled woman

My experience with dating apps as a disabled woman

Being single at 27 can really suck sometimes. Not that I think there’s anything wrong with being single at all, because there’s tons of times when I’m actually grateful to be so. But when you see your friends getting engaged, married, having kids, starting like… […]

My life at the moment – 2.10.19

My life at the moment – 2.10.19

Happy Sunday, friends! I hope that you’re having a good weekend and not too stressed about work tomorrow. How about a little catch up? A few months ago, my brother got a job and we decided to go out to celebrate. It was my mom […]

A look into my 2019 bullet journal

A look into my 2019 bullet journal

After I filled my last bullet journal, I switched over to a planner I found for cheap at Michaels. My thinking was that maybe it’d be easier for me to stay on track if I wasn’t always worried about making my pages pretty. Turns out, […]

How to be happier and more productive with a disability

How to be happier and more productive with a disability

Living with a disability looks different for everyone. My brother and I have the same diagnosis and have pretty different experiences. But regardless of your disability, you might find that it’s hard for you to do things that come easily for others. Which can feel […]

Celebrating my 27th birthday at Disney World

Celebrating my 27th birthday at Disney World

Today is my birthday! Somehow, and I try not to think about this too much for fear of a mental crisis, I’m 27 years old. To celebrate, I requested off work today and last Friday so I could have a four day weekend. Which honestly […]

How I get ready in the morning

How I get ready in the morning

There’s a lot of curiosity surrounding disabled people and what our lives are like. When people learn about muscular dystrophy they sort of picture my life as being pretty unpleasant. But I think a lot of people would be surprised to see that a day […]