disability · writings

Have Wheels, Will Travel: 10 tips for traveling when you are disabled

This may seem like a no brainer but I want to start this post out by saying that:  just because you are disabled doesn’t mean your life stops. It may seem this way at first, especially when you first transition from normal able bodied person to disabled person. Everything changes so swiftly and everything seems… Continue reading Have Wheels, Will Travel: 10 tips for traveling when you are disabled

anorexia · body image · chronic illness · chronic pain · disability · eating disorders · mental health · writings

there’s no wrong way to have a body: body positivity, disability, & why it’s ok if you still feel fat some days.

A few weeks ago a brave friend admitted on instagram that she still struggles with wanting to be thinner even though she is “body positive“.  She admitted several truths in her post that rang true to me, this one in particular spoke to me the most: “I think about my size more than I care to… Continue reading there’s no wrong way to have a body: body positivity, disability, & why it’s ok if you still feel fat some days.

chronic illness · chronic pain · crps · disability · lyme

what if you can’t go back: musings on chronic illness and identity

  I have been thinking a lot about identity and who we all become after chronic illness and pain has changed our whole existence. It’s been on my mind a good deal these past few weeks. As always, I began to write about this if only to sort out my own thoughts. Ironically enough two poignant blogs… Continue reading what if you can’t go back: musings on chronic illness and identity

chronic illness · chronic pain · crps · disability · ketamine · lyme · writings

being patient with my pain

Hey friends. If you follow me on instagram, fb, or have been reading my blog in the past month you may know that my 2nd ketamine infusion was VERY different than my 1rst ketamine infusion both in my experience at the hospital AND afterwards. I am still struggling with an immense amount of pain all day every day.… Continue reading being patient with my pain

chronic illness · chronic pain · crps · disability · lyme · mental health · writings

learning the language of letting go.

I have been oscillating as of late between being ok with where things are at in my life and then all of sudden really not ok. Although I have been sick for a few years, things have taken a sharp detour off the tracks for the past 5 months and I am dealing with some… Continue reading learning the language of letting go.