How To Get Your Sleep With Chronic Pain

Sleep is important for your overall health and some people only occasionally have trouble sleeping but when you have chronic pain more often than not sleep troubles are a pretty regular thing because of your pain. People without chronic pain only have to worry about waking up in the middle of the night to pee … Continue reading How To Get Your Sleep With Chronic Pain

What I Tell People Considering Stoma Surgery

Stoma surgery is a big decision that most people never have to make but for many disabled people that is something we have to think about because our bladder and bowel function don't work properly. When you have Spina Bifida it is common to have bladder or bowel problem which cannot be fixed through surgery … Continue reading What I Tell People Considering Stoma Surgery

Advice For The Newly Disabled

Living with a disability is frustrating but eventually you become used to because it's everything you know but what's even more frustrating is when you aren't disabled and become that way! Anyone can become disabled and all it takes is to get in a horrendous car crash or to become ill for your life to … Continue reading Advice For The Newly Disabled

Body Confidence With A Disability

Summertime is swimsuit season and for a lot of abled people, it can be an exciting time that we all look forward to but for many disabled people, it can be a time that we dread. Many abled people can do workouts to prepare for summer to look good in a bathing suit but for … Continue reading Body Confidence With A Disability

The Harsh Realities Of Living With Frequent Headaches And Migraines

Living with frequent headaches or migraines can be hard because there is so much stigma around migraine or headache disorders and the only people that truly understand that migraines are not just a headache are other sufferers. Most people think that whenever we have pain the answer is Tylenol which is frustrating because if Tylenol … Continue reading The Harsh Realities Of Living With Frequent Headaches And Migraines

The Life Of My Mom

Happy Mothers’ Day! Raising abled children has its challenges but it's nothing compared to the challenges you will face when you have a child with chronic conditions. Disabled parents have to go to a lot more doctor's appointments than abled people do and learn a thing or two about accessibility. When your abled it's always … Continue reading The Life Of My Mom

What To Expect After Hip Replacement Surgery

A lot of disabled people live with dislocated hips which is totally harmless to walk around with and doesn't need to be corrected unless it starts to give you pain. When I was born my hips were totally out of the socket and my whole life I had no issue with it so doctor's told … Continue reading What To Expect After Hip Replacement Surgery

Why Is It Important To Teach Disabled People Independence?

When you are disabled life is hard and would be so much easier if everyone would do everything for you . My parents encouraged independence at a very young age which is why I can do so much for myself but unfortunately, a lot of parents feel sorry for their disabled kids and will not … Continue reading Why Is It Important To Teach Disabled People Independence?

Positives Of Being On Bed Rest

When you are on bed rest at first it isn't so bad because you have an excuse to watch tv all day long but after a while it gets old and you want to do anything but that. When you're on bed rest you miss out on so much that it's easy to become depressed … Continue reading Positives Of Being On Bed Rest

Things That Remind Me I’m Disabled

When you are disabled you will have many positive experiences that most abled people will never get to experience. You meet people all kinds of nice people that would have never met if you weren't disabled and are given opportunities abled people are not. Living with a disability definitely has its perks because of these … Continue reading Things That Remind Me I’m Disabled