After waiting over a year for a new wheelchair Karly was finally able to get one! Karly's wheelchair is her greatest accessibility tool and when places are not accommodating of her wheelchair it can be really frustrating because instead of having fun like everyone else she has to sit on the sidelines! Accessibility does not … Continue reading Guest Post: Three Times Inaccessibility Had A Negative Impact On My Life
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
Today my friend Karly turns twenty-six which means she is officially older than me! This coming August Karly and I would have been friends for ten years! I don’t get to see her as much as I would like but I could not ask for a better friend! I will take you down memory lane and … Continue reading Longest Birthday Text I Have Ever Written
Karly’s Muscular Dystrophy makes a lot of activities more challenging so we have to do different things. That does not mean these things are not fun they are just different Shopping at the mall with Karly is very different than it would be if I were to shop with an abled person. There are many … Continue reading Shopping With A Disability
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
In this photo Karly is at Disney but even though there is a lot of things Karly can't do she makes the best of her situation and does what she can! When was the last time you thought to yourself I need a vacation! When an abled person has this thought they can easily plan … Continue reading When You Can’t Travel
The pi classroom back in high school was truly a horrible experience but one I could not avoid. Since I can do a lot of things on my own getting help from someone was like pulling teeth. Often times I refer high school as the “years of hell” because there are no good memories about … Continue reading Ten-Year Friendversary
This picture was taken the last time Karly and I hung out which was right before I had surgery. When you see the two of us together and don’t know anything about either of our disabilities it may appear that they are similar but they are so from it! Karly struggles with a little bit … Continue reading How Is Muscular Dystrophy And Spina Bifida Different?
Karly’s powerchair is lifechanging just like my manual one is! It allows Karly to be able to leave her house and without it, she would be completely homebound. Today’s guest post was written by Karly and she talks about how powerchairs differ from a manual one. Karly’s powerchair changed her life and I could not have written … Continue reading Guest Post: How Are Power Chairs Different From Manual Ones?