Things An Abled Person Will Never Understand

There are some things an abled person will never understand about living with a physical disability! That is okay if you don’t completely understand their situation but being rude to a person with a disability because they are inconveniencing you is not okay. There are some things that just happen that are out of our … Continue reading Things An Abled Person Will Never Understand

How Can You Beat Depression When You Can’t Afford Therapy?

There are millions of people who suffer from depression. Some people are able to get the help they need by attending therapy or taking medication but unfortunately, not everyone can afford these treatments. It is not uncommon for a disabled person to suffer from depression but in some cases, therapy is not an option because … Continue reading How Can You Beat Depression When You Can’t Afford Therapy?

How Chronic Migraines Affect Friendships

Migraines or any type of chronic pain pretty much affects everything you do including the relationships you build with your friends. For the most part, our friends understand us as much as we understand them but that can all change as soon as your friend starts having chronic pain. Your relationship may not be the … Continue reading How Chronic Migraines Affect Friendships

Disability And Chronic Illness Bloggers You Need To Follow Right Now!

Do you love learning about various chronic illnesses and disabilities? Me too! I may have a lot of knowledge about Spina Bifida but have very limited knowledge about other chronic illnesses and disabilities because I don’t have them. Disabled bloggers and chronic illness bloggers are not experts on all conditions but are only experts on … Continue reading Disability And Chronic Illness Bloggers You Need To Follow Right Now!

How Filmmakers Can Make Movies With Disabled Characters Better

I am always looking for new movies about disabled people but to be totally honest every time I watch one about a disabled person I am very disappointed. Filmmakers do not hire actual disabled people to play disabled characters but instead, they hire abled people to play them so that makes these movies very unrealistic … Continue reading How Filmmakers Can Make Movies With Disabled Characters Better

Chronic Pain Myths You Need To Stop Believing

When you have chronic pain people often think they understand you because they know you personally but then when they say something insensitive towards your pain it show they really don't understand. They never will understand what your going through because untless you have personally gone through it and can understand it to a certain … Continue reading Chronic Pain Myths You Need To Stop Believing

How To Be Supportive Of People With Conditions Affecting Your Gut

When you have any condition that affects the gi tract such as IBS it can be very stressful to go anywhere because you are constantly worried that you are going to have a flare and get embarrassed in front of your friends and family. Why can’t we just make dietary changes to control our symptoms … Continue reading How To Be Supportive Of People With Conditions Affecting Your Gut

Working With Chronic Pain

Over the last month, I have been interning at an employment agency to try to get some job skills that I can put on my job resume. I have done something like this before but it was an entirely different experience because my first job training was not right the fit and, to be honest, … Continue reading Working With Chronic Pain

How To Help A Friend Who Is Suffering From Depression

When you are disabled it is not uncommon to suffer from depression but unfortunately, not everyone can afford therapy and sometimes we just have to learn how to cope with our depression. When your friends suffer from depression it can hard to watch because you want to help but you may not know how or … Continue reading How To Help A Friend Who Is Suffering From Depression

When Friends Don’t Believe Your Disablity Exists

My last friendship did not end well because one of my friends did not understand my migraines and she thought they could be easily treated through medication.  Instead of asking me for more information about my disability she assumed Hydrocephalus wasn’t a thing and called me psycho and accused me of making up a disability … Continue reading When Friends Don’t Believe Your Disablity Exists