• Tablets that say REST

    The past few months have been rough for me. I’ve had to deal with my confidence being crushed by someone important to me. My whole life, I’ve worried that I’m a burden to everyone I know. My family and friends have done everything they possibly can to assure me that they are glad I exist. ...
  • Disability

    “For her next trick…” In many moments of my life, I have felt like people have viewed my disability as a performance act that fulfills their inspiration fix. “Oh, wow. You’re amazing!” “God bless you! you’re such a determined girl…” “No way! You’re a college graduate?” “Married? How incredible!” I’m not saying that receiving praise ...
  • Path,pathways,journey

    Two years ago I kept seeing this post on Facebook with a list of things that people should stop telling people with chronic illness to do because it’ll make them better. The list included things like Yoga, exercise, eating better, more sleep, etc. It was basically a list of common things people suggest when a ...
  • 2301

    For as long as I can remember, I have cared about the environment and all living creatures. I was that child who would see the World Wildlife Fund commercials about the endangered animals and cry. I signed up for my first email account when I was 11-12, and shortly after that I started subscribing to ...