How I Manage Tailbone Discomfort

When you have Spina Bifida most people have limited feeling in their feet and tailbone area and while some people may have no feeling at all others are just limited. I have limited sensation in my tailbone area and my feet so I always have to check for sores because I won't know have a … Continue reading How I Manage Tailbone Discomfort

How To Lose Weight When You’re Disabled

Disclaimer:  In this post I am going to talk about my journey to weightloss and what it took to get in shape. I am not a dietician or nutritionist and although everything I tell you today worked great for me it may not work for you. I am by no means an expert in weight loss … Continue reading How To Lose Weight When You’re Disabled

What Can You Do When You’re Stuck In The Bathroom For A Really Long Time?

When you have a chronic condition like I do you rely on bowel routines to work and they usually do but nothing is perfect and sometimes it fails us. It's no secret that it takes me some time to have a bowel movement and requires some equipment for that to happen but usually, within an … Continue reading What Can You Do When You’re Stuck In The Bathroom For A Really Long Time?

Killing Negativity Of Walking With Crutches

Walking with crutches has many challenges but it is not the worst thing in the world that will ever happen to you! Earlier this week I read a post about how walking with crutches is the worst thing that can ever happen to you! This is where I disagree walking with crutches may be difficult … Continue reading Killing Negativity Of Walking With Crutches

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

The Struggle Of Shoe Shopping With Spina Bifida

Shoe shopping struggles are real when you have a physical disability like Spina Bifida! If you are abled you may find it enjoyable but when you have a physical disability you will find it a little more stressful and slightly less enjoyable. When I go shoe shopping with another abled person I am actually bored … Continue reading The Struggle Of Shoe Shopping With Spina Bifida

How To Manage Constipation When You’re Disabled

If you have Spina Bifida it is likely you will struggle with constipation at some point because of your limited mobility. People with Spina Bifida don’t have the muscles to have bowel movements like an abled person can so they often time have to resort to having medical procedures such as the ACE (stoma to help with … Continue reading How To Manage Constipation When You’re Disabled

Finding Joy In Physical Fitness

When you are disabled or a wheelchair user you will have limitations to what types of workouts you are able to do but working out is not completely out of the question for some disabled people. Disabled people just do them differently and instead of running on the treadmill to get a good cardio workout, … Continue reading Finding Joy In Physical Fitness

What It’s Like Living With A Stoma

Today I am starting a new series that I was supposed to launch in December but I never got around to it better late than never! The series is called what it’s like living with… and the aim of it to help those who don’t have disabilities understand what it’s like to live with visible … Continue reading What It’s Like Living With A Stoma

What It’s Like To Live With a Stoma (Part 2)

When you live with Spina Bifida it is pretty common to not only lack bladder control but also some bowel functions might not work either. There are different ways you can manage this and some people might be able to take a laxative a couple times a week and effectively manage their constipation but for … Continue reading What It’s Like To Live With a Stoma (Part 2)