You’re Invited: Blog Party

I will be hosting my first blog party on Tuesday, June 5th and if you blog about disability or chronic illness you’re invited! If you work very hard on your blog and aren’t getting as many views as you would like or have been trying to get more followers this is the perfect opportunity! What do … Continue reading You’re Invited: Blog Party

What To Do When You’re Discriminated Against

When you are disabled you can expect people to say things that are rude and uncalled for. What you shouldn’t have to expect is being discriminated against but unfortunately, it happens to a lot of disabled people. Most people who are abled never have the problem of being discriminated against but that may not be … Continue reading What To Do When You’re Discriminated Against

Importance Of Telling Your Doctor Everything

Sometimes when we go to the doctor, we may be tempted to lie to them because we know we haven’t been doing everything we are supposed to! Lying to your doctor is not a good strategy because in order for them to help you they need to know everything you are doing! Here are some … Continue reading Importance Of Telling Your Doctor Everything

You’re So Inspiring!

One of the most annoying phrases that abled people say to the disabled is that “you’re so inspiring!” In most cases, when they tell a person with a disability they are inspiring it is because they think they need a compliment. Here a few reasons why you should not tell a person with a disability … Continue reading You’re So Inspiring!

Things You Should Never Say To A Handicapped Person (Part 2)

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)

Lessons I Learned From Accepting A Job I Was Not Qualified For

Accepting a job I was not qualified for was a huge learning experience! I have never thought about how important it was to be placed in the right job until I was placed in the wrong one. I will explain a few lessons I learned when I was placed in the wrong job. Desperate for … Continue reading Lessons I Learned From Accepting A Job I Was Not Qualified For

Overcoming Daily Challenges

This is my friend Karly there are more things that are difficult for her than they are for me but she still remains positive about it! That is why I love her because there are some things you cannot control. Things can get hard with a disability, especially with many of the challenges we face. … Continue reading Overcoming Daily Challenges

Things To Do While Recovering From Surgery

When you have surgery watching, TV marathons can get old especially if you are on bed rest. The good news is there are other things you can do other than watch TV all day long. Play Cards- Invite a friend or two and I am sure they will be more than willing to sit and play … Continue reading Things To Do While Recovering From Surgery

How To Help Someone Who Is Feeling Sorry For Themselves

Having a disability can be difficult so, some people feel sorry for themselves and think an abled person’s life is so much better. Avoiding these types of people is not the answer! Here are a few ways to help if you happen to meet someone who feels this way. Educate- Some disabled people legitimately think they … Continue reading How To Help Someone Who Is Feeling Sorry For Themselves

Why You Shouldn’t Use A Handicapped Parking Sticker If You Do Not Need It

I cannot tell you how many times I have gone out and all the handicapped spots are filled. Chances are, most of them are probably being occupied by someone who is not disabled. Using a handicapped sticker or taking an accessible space just because you want a closer parking spot is not only lazy but … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Use A Handicapped Parking Sticker If You Do Not Need It