Everyone has faced some kind of bullying at some point in their life and if you haven't you are lucky but if you have a stoma or any other chronic condition you may have to deal with it more than most people. A lot of people just don't understand the struggles of certain conditions and … Continue reading When You Bully Someone With A Someone With A Stoma
When you have a chronic condition sometimes you will have either one big long scar or many small ones from either the result of a medical condition or lots of surgeries to maintain a condition. Whatever the reason is or if you have one or one-hundred scars it is never easy to have to learn … Continue reading Accepting Your Scars: How I Learned To Accept My Scars
October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month! When you are a new parent expecting a child with Spina there is a lot of uncertainty. Spina Bifida is the most common disabling permanent birth defect affecting approximately one hundred sixty-six thousand people in the United States but even with it being so common people still tell me … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Spina Bifida
This year seems like it has been flying by even with all the craziness because how it October in a few days! Many of you have probably heard of Blogtober and if you are a blogger maybe considering doing it. For those of you who aren't familiar with this Blogtober is a challenge that many … Continue reading Why I Am Not Doing Blogtober
When you have a chronic condition like I do you rely on bowel routines to work and they usually do but nothing is perfect and sometimes it fails us. It's no secret that it takes me some time to have a bowel movement and requires some equipment for that to happen but usually, within an … Continue reading What Can You Do When You’re Stuck In The Bathroom For A Really Long Time?
Let's get real why do people put so much pressure on woman having children? I mean seriously what is the rush? I am not saying you should or shouldn't have kids because I wouldn't be writing this post if my mom decided not to have them but why do we need to make all women … Continue reading Why Do We Put So Much Pressure On All Women To Have Kids?
Has a friend or family member ever offended you by the language they use? Sometimes, people, we are close to may offend us with the language they use without even realizing how wrong it is. Calling someone retarded is very offensive to the developmentally and intellectually disabled and should not be in your vocabulary. Before … Continue reading Things To Think About Before You Say “You’re So Retarded”
When you’re disabled sometimes, things can get difficult and you may have to adapt some things to make your life easier. If you are having difficulty with everyday tasks here are a few simple hacks that can help make your life easier. Lower shelves- I am a coffee drinker but when all the coffee cups are … Continue reading Simple Hacks That Will Make Making Living With A Disability Easier
There are some things an abled person will never understand about living with a physical disability! That is okay if you don’t completely understand their situation but being rude to a person with a disability because they are inconveniencing you is not okay. There are some things that just happen that are out of our … Continue reading Things An Abled Person Will Never Understand
When you have a learning disability, it can be very difficult to try to learn new things and it is even more difficult if you don’t have the right teacher. Having a learning disability does not mean you are unteachable it just means it may take longer for you to master a skill. When trying … Continue reading Helping Someone With A Learning Disability