An abled person will never understand what it is like to live with a disability! The best person to educate you on some of the issues that we face is a person with a disability. Sometimes an abled person may not like our disability-related posts so they will send us an email asking us to … Continue reading Should Disabled Bloggers Continue To Write About Disability?
Sometimes an abled person may say things to a disabled person because they think they are funny but a disabled person may not see it that way and maybe very offended. In a previous post, I talked about things you should never say to a handicapped person but since there are so many things you … Continue reading Things You Should Never Say To A Handicapped Person (Part 2)
Walking with crutches has many challenges but it is not the worst thing in the world that will ever happen to you! Earlier this week I read a post about how walking with crutches is the worst thing that can ever happen to you! This is where I disagree walking with crutches may be difficult … Continue reading Killing Negativity Of Walking With Crutches
When an abled person works out they may have certain days where they work out certain body parts. That may not be a very good strategy for a disabled person if all they can work out is their upper body. Every day would be arm day! When you go to a gym there is very … Continue reading Why Don’t I Workout In A Gym
I cannot tell you how many times I have gone out and all the accessible parking spots are filled. Chances are, most of them are probably being occupied by someone who is not disabled. Using a disabled parking sticker or taking an accessible space just because you want a closer parking spot is not only … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Use An Accessible Parking Sticker If You Do Not Need It
When you are disabled finding the right man can be difficult. There are so many reasons why disabled people cannot find a spouse and I will explain why. Focused on disability- Some men will not go out with you because they are looking at your disability and not you as a person.No matter what you do … Continue reading Are You Disabled And Single?
There are some people who will see you are disabled and think you are stupid. So they will try to sell you drugs or pressure you into making an equally bad choice. I’m going to explain how to get around this. Most disabled people are just as intelligent as an abled person, so asking them … Continue reading How To Make The Right Choices
One of my readers approached me and said “hey Sarah I loved your tips on how to move on when a long-lasting friendship falls apart” could you do something on qualities of good abled friends? That got me thinking what a great idea because although I have had a few friendships not work out I … Continue reading Qualities Of Good Abled Friends
It can be very frustrating when I am out in public and I can’t get in the bathroom because it is being occupied by someone who is not disabled. Here is why you should not use the handicapped bathroom if you are not disabled. It’s usually the only one with enough space for a wheelchair … Continue reading Why People Who Aren’t Disabled Shouldn’t Use The Handicapped Bathroom
Some tasks an abled person may do without thinking but for some disabled people, those tasks are either not possible or can only be done with assistance. An abled person might view these things as simple tasks but a disabled person who cannot do them may see it a little differently. Here are a few … Continue reading Privileges Abled People Take For Granted