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?

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

How To Lose Weight When You’re Disabled

When you are abled sticking to a weight loss plan is difficult but when you have limited mobility it is even more difficult. People with limited mobility may not be able to work out the same way as an abled person can if at all so losing weight is really difficult and may take you … Continue reading How To Lose Weight When You’re Disabled

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

Find 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 Find 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)

Why I Celebrate Assistive Devices

Mobility aids and assistive devices infinitely improve the lives of disabled and chronically people but unfortunately many don’t see it that way.  When people see someone using an assistive device there is so much negativity around them and people often assume around lives are horrible because of our devices but it’s because of them that … Continue reading Why I Celebrate Assistive Devices

What I Do When I Can’t Go To The Bathroom

Disclaimer: This post was written to give you tips on what I do to get relief when I occasionally can’t go to the bathroom. I am not a medical doctor and this post should be used for informational use only and never substituted for professional medical advice. If your constipation is more severe please consult … Continue reading What I Do When I Can’t Go To The Bathroom