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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 […]

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. […]

One year later

One year later

One year ago today, I published my very first post on this little blog! I don’t know how it’s already been an entire year, but I’m so happy I stuck with it and I’m still writing every week. I started this project for a lot […]

5 ways you can actually help disabled people

5 ways you can actually help disabled people

When abled people interact with disabled people, they often feel like they need to do something to help. While that’s a great thing at its core and I always appreciate a helping hand, there are times when someone with good intentions might do more harm than good simply […]

5 Trends that aren’t for disabled people

5 Trends that aren’t for disabled people

Let’s just get it out of the way real quick: the world isn’t designed for disabled people. I mean, some could argue that it’s often designed to actively exclude disabled people, but that’s not the point of this post. It kind of blows my mind […]

5 Things to think about when going to a concert in a wheelchair

5 Things to think about when going to a concert in a wheelchair

Music has always been one of the most important influences in my life. I can remember getting Backstreet Boys tapes to play in my boombox, and then cds for my discman when I was just a little older. I remember when I was 10 and […]

Finding my place in the online disabled community

Finding my place in the online disabled community

I have never experienced life without a disability. My disease was present at birth. I never took my first steps or learned to ride a bike. I also never knew any other way of life. My disabled body is my normal and it has been […]

Disabled Content Creators You Need In Your Life Right Now!

Hi, everyone! My last post, which was about ableism and eugenics, was a little draining to write. While I think the message was important, it just wasn’t the easiest thing to work on for two days. So to cheer myself up, I wanted to write […]