Accepting Your Scars: How I Learned To Accept My Scars

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

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

Special Needs, Differently Abled, Crippled? Why I Don’t Like These Terms

There are a lot of different terms people use to identify a disabled person but to be honest I don’t like most of them. Most of the terms that are used to identify a disabled person I think are very negative and I don’t prefer to identify myself in that way. People still do identify … Continue reading Special Needs, Differently Abled, Crippled? Why I Don’t Like These Terms

A Few Things My Disability Has Taken From Me

Whenever I am out and people see my wheelchair usually someone’s first instinct is your disability doesn’t define who you are or you can do anything you put your mind to. Yes, I’ll give you that my disability doesn’t define who I am as a person. What I will never understand is why you would … Continue reading A Few Things My Disability Has Taken From Me

What I Don’t Love About My Disability

When you are a disability advocate people often think that you love every part of your disability and whenever you show any signs of frustration they are shocked. The truth is as a disabled person you won’t love everything about your disability and some things we just have to learn to live with because we … Continue reading What I Don’t Love About My Disability

How I Learned To Accept My Disability

When you have a permanent disability that has no cure such as Spina Bifida it can be very difficult to come to terms with your disability and accept it. Coming to terms with your disability is so important with any disability because if you don’t you will never be happy. Wishing you were abled is … Continue reading How I Learned To Accept My Disability