We Don’t Owe You A Goddamn Thing

I’ve been contemplating how to write this blog for a few days. Instinctively I find myself wheeling on eggshells over this topic when I really shouldn’t. As disabled people we’re expected to answer everyone’s questions with a smile, always be polite even when people are being rude and offensive and we’re expected to never show any sort of anger or resentment. If we do, we’re labeled as ungrateful.

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Exclusion at Inclusion Events

When an event talks about nothing but how inclusive it is abled people kind of assume that everyone is going to be accepted there. Often times for disabled people that’s not what happens though. Continue reading “Exclusion at Inclusion Events”

Things Abled People Have Said to Disabled People (Part 2)

Hey ya’ll,

My first Things Abled People Have Said to Disabled People was such a big hit I decided to do it again. So here’s part 2:

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A Day in the Life of Someone with C-PTSD

I was diagnosed with C-PTSD about four and a half years ago. Getting the diagnosis was long overdue and has changed my life for the better in so many ways.

I’m going to try to keep this post trigger free, but there will be talk of medical C-PTSD/needles so proceed with caution if you need to.

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