On Gaslighting

This is Wikipedia’s definition of the word “gaslighting” – a word that I never really knew the definition of before the past few years when it seemed to explode into the zeitgeist. As a person living with a disability, I’ve had many experiences where people have not just minimized my experience, but have actually made … More On Gaslighting

Things Not to Say to a Disabled/High Risk Person During a Pandemic

Over the last 7 months, I’ve heard a lot of things in relation to the pandemic. Some have been said directly to me and some not. Either way, I wanted to compile a handy list of things people really shouldn’t ever say to someone who has a disability or who is high risk for COVID … More Things Not to Say to a Disabled/High Risk Person During a Pandemic

On COVID, Part 5000

There are a lot of reasons to care about COVID. It’s killing people, that alone should be enough. In my state alone, almost 9500 people have died now. The other part that’s getting a lot less exposure is what is happening when the hospitals get overwhelmed. As more and more people get the virus and … More On COVID, Part 5000