Rude Remarks People Have Said To Me Because Of My Disability

Over the course of my life, people have said a few rude remarks that some people may find helpful but actually, it’s very insulting. I will share with you some of the remarks that have been said to me over time so you can avoid saying these things. You should consider speech therapy-I have a … Continue reading Rude Remarks People Have Said To Me Because Of My Disability

Why Having Abled Friends Can Be Difficult

Pretty much all of my friends are disabled but it is not because I have something against abled friends. It is because I click better with the disabled and have had a couple bad experiences with abled friends. I will share a few things on why having abled friends is tough. Unsympathetic when running them … Continue reading Why Having Abled Friends Can Be Difficult

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!

My Dad: The Most Incredible Man I Know

Happy Father’s Day! On my Mother’s Day post I highlighted some of the responsibilities that my mom has a parent but she didn’t do it alone my dad helped! My dad may not drive me around places like my mom does but he does many other things that I couldn’t do for myself. Although both … Continue reading My Dad: The Most Incredible Man I Know

A Little Bit About Me

Hello! Welcome to my blog. My name is Sarah. I am a 25-year-old girl and I have Spina Bifida. For those of you who don’t know, it’s a birth defect in which the bones of the spine don’t form properly around part of the spinal cord. Spina Bifida varies from person to person and it … Continue reading A Little Bit About Me

Life With Crutches

Some of you may be unaware, but October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month so I am going to educate you on some of the challenges I face while living with Spina Bifida. Imagine every time you wanted to walk you had to find where you put your crutches. I completely rely on my crutches to … Continue reading Life With Crutches

When You Can’t Travel

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

Qualities Of Good Abled Friends

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

Why People Who Aren’t Disabled Shouldn’t Use The Handicapped Bathroom

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 accessible 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

Common Myths About People With Disabilities

When you are disabled often you hear people say things about disabilities which there is nothing wrong with but did you know some of those things are not true. Some people don’t what they are talking about and they want you to believe certain things about disabilities and if you aren’t educated are disability you … Continue reading Common Myths About People With Disabilities