Fitness Equipment You Can Get Disabled People

This is my pilates ring I bought several years ago and it's really simple all you do is press this two little button on the side and it bounces back at you adding a lot of resistance to your muscles. This ring is extremely light weight that if you wanted to you could let your … Continue reading Fitness Equipment You Can Get Disabled People

How To Save Money During The Holidays Season When Your Unemployed

When you are unemployed the holidays can be stressful because unlike people who have sustainable jobs and can keep earning money during the holidays when your unemployed that is not the case. This time of year can be great because we get to give the gift of giving and it can be exciting to see … Continue reading How To Save Money During The Holidays Season When Your Unemployed

How Filmmakers Get Disability Wrong

Disabled people are one of the most underrepresented groups in films and on television that it is nearly impossible to find a tv show that accurately represents the disabled community. Most movies have the same storyline which is disabled people are depressed and commit suicide or are cured of their disability. You may think that … Continue reading How Filmmakers Get Disability Wrong

How To Kick Your Caffeine Addiction

When I was in high school I drank more coffee than I did water that I didn't really see a problem with until it started affecting my health and I was forced to reduce my intake. During that time I was drinking around seven to eight cups a day during the school day and after … Continue reading How To Kick Your Caffeine Addiction

How I Manage Tailbone Discomfort

When you have Spina Bifida most people have limited feeling in their feet and tailbone area and while some people may have no feeling at all others are just limited. I have limited sensation in my tailbone area and my feet so I always have to check for sores because I won't know have a … Continue reading How I Manage Tailbone Discomfort

Guest Post: How Muscular Dystrophy Shaped Me As A Person

When you have a disability you will face many challenges but your disability makes you who you are and without it, you would be a completely different person! My friend Karly faces many more challenges than I do but without her disability, she would be and completely different person and we would have never met … Continue reading Guest Post: How Muscular Dystrophy Shaped Me As A Person

How To Lose Weight When You’re Disabled

Disclaimer:  In this post I am going to talk about my journey to weightloss and what it took to get in shape. I am not a dietician or nutritionist and although everything I tell you today worked great for me it may not work for you. I am by no means an expert in weight loss … Continue reading How To Lose Weight When You’re Disabled

How To Improve Your Energy With Chronic Pain

When you have chronic pain you will have good days when you feel like you can do everything and bad days where you feel like you have no energy and just want to take a nap. Sometimes if you don't really have much going on that day you just accept it's not a good day and sleep it off but other days you just have to push through because you have a full day ahead of you. Pain can suck any little energy you may have had right out of you and there is nothing more frustrating than thinking you're going to be super productive and out of nowhere plans change because you don't have energy since your pain is too high. There is nothing you can do to get your energy back on high pain days but there are some things that may help improve your energy just a little bit. In this post I am going to talk about things I do to slightly improve my energy on high pain days so I am not totally unproductive.

How I Finally Became Consistent With Exercise Despite My Chronic Pain

Staying consistent with exercise can be hard for a lot of people but for those with chronic migraines or any type of chronic pain it can be more difficult and many people avoid it because of the fear of physical activity triggering pain. For years I was that way and avoided exercise it was to … Continue reading How I Finally Became Consistent With Exercise Despite My Chronic Pain