On Inauguration Day

I’m gonna be honest (cause that’s a thing I do here), Joe Biden was about my 5th choice for president. He wasn’t progressive enough for me. The accusations of sexual harassment didn’t sit well with me. No matter if they were true or not, I’ve always made the choice to believe the woman in that … More On Inauguration Day

On a New Year

Here we are, on the precipice of a New Year again. If you’d asked me back in March, I would have said that I thought we would never get here. But somehow, time sped up again and we made it to the end. I’ve expressed my dislike of the NYE holiday in terms of the … More On a New Year

On Perspective

When you grow up in a world that doesn’t feel like it’s built for you, you’re going to inherently feel a certain way about things. People may not understand it. They may say you’re overreacting or being too dramatic, but this is our reality. I love to travel but everywhere I’ve gone, there’s been some … More On Perspective

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