How to help someone who is feeling sorry for themselves

Having a disability can be difficult so, some people feel sorry for themselves and think an abled person's life is so much better. Avoiding these types of people is not the answer! Here are a few ways to help if you happen to meet someone who feels this way. Educate- Some disabled people legitimately think … Continue reading How to help someone who is feeling sorry for themselves

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What is it like being the only sibling that is disabled?

Having four sisters has been a complete blessing and I am very grateful that I have sisters. There are many challenges when you are the only person that is disabled. I will explain the joys and frustrations of having four abled sisters. Surgery-  Whenever I have surgery, I don't have to worry about being alone. My sisters … Continue reading What is it like being the only sibling that is disabled?

Crutch Life

Some of you may be unaware, but October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month so I am going to educate you on some of the challenges I face while living with Spina Bifida. Imagine every time you wanted to walk you had to find where you put your crutches. I completely rely on my crutches to … Continue reading Crutch Life

Why you shouldn’t use a handicapped parking sticker if you do not need it

I cannot tell you how many times I have gone out and all the handicapped spots are filled. Chances are, most of them are probably being occupied by someone who is not disabled. Using a handicapped sticker or taking an accessible space just because you want a closer parking spot is not only lazy but … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t use a handicapped parking sticker if you do not need it