Life Lessons only a disabled person can teach you

There are many life lessons that you will learn throughout your life! Some you will learn the hard way some you will never learn and continuously do the same mistake over and over again! That is the beauty of life there are so many lessons to be learned there is never a dull moment!  Both … Continue reading Life Lessons only a disabled person can teach you

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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

What Google can’t tell you about disability

When you are disabled or are expecting a disabled child your first instinct is usually to do a bunch of google searches and find out as much as you can about that disability. Google searches are great if you want to learn more about a disability or are trying to find a doctor that specializes … Continue reading What Google can’t tell you about disability

Special Needs, Differently abled, Crippled? Why don’t I like these terms?

There are a lot of different terms people use to identify a disabled person but to be honest I don't like most of them. Most of the terms that are used to identify a disabled person I think are very negative and I don't prefer to identify myself in that way. People still do identify … Continue reading Special Needs, Differently abled, Crippled? Why don’t I like these terms?

Guest post: Three times inaccessibility had a negative impact on my life

  Accessibility does not end at ramps and when you are not easily accessible for a disabled person we feel excluded and it can have a huge negative impact on us. There have been a few times when Karly has had to deal with inaccessibility and today she explains how it negatively affected her. Growing … Continue reading Guest post: Three times inaccessibility had a negative impact on my life

Seven things that frustrate wheelchair users

Wheelchair users are often very frustrated by some of the things that are said or done by abled people. Abled people often times don't mean to frustrate wheelchair users but more often than not that is what they end up doing without out realizing it. I am only a part-wheelchair so there aren't quite as … Continue reading Seven things that frustrate wheelchair users

My support system: What kind of support do you have?

When you are disabled or have chronic pain having a good support system is huge especially on those tough days! I talk about how supportive my online community is so sometimes there may be some confusion on whether or not I have supportive family and friends yes I have a very supportive family and friends! … Continue reading My support system: What kind of support do you have?

How to live life when you have problems with food textures

When you have Spina Bifida it is really common to have problems with textures of different foods. Sometimes you just can't stomach certain foods because of the texture of them and that makes it really difficult to find healthy foods that you can eat and enjoy! When I younger I used to gag on chicken because … Continue reading How to live life when you have problems with food textures

Six myths of hiring disabled people

When you are disabled it can be really frustrating to find employment! Often times when you are going into an interview as a disabled person who has some physical challenges you are often turned down because of your disability. You may have all the qualifications but because of your disability, some employers make false assumptions … Continue reading Six myths of hiring disabled people

Life lessons you need to teach your kids about disability

Abled and disabled people should both make an effort to learn about different disabilities and educating our kids about them but unfortunately, a lot of parents do not know anyone who is disabled so they don't think it's important to educate their kids on different disabilities. Educating your children on disabilities is just as important … Continue reading Life lessons you need to teach your kids about disability

Four things disabled people can relate to about fitness

Whenever my abled friends are talking about fitness they always stop talking about it when I enter the room because they think my fitness regime is totally different from their's and I can't relate to it. Yes, there may be some things I may not be able to relate to but there are a lot … Continue reading Four things disabled people can relate to about fitness

How I learned to accept my disability

When you have a permanent disability that has no cure such as Spina Bifida it can be very difficult to come to terms with your disability and accept it. Coming to terms with your disability is so important with any disability because if you don't you will never be happy. Wishing you were abled is … Continue reading How I learned to accept my disability