On Self-Belief

The saying goes…you have to believe in yourself, even when no one else does. I totally get that and I totally agree with that. But for me, for most of my life, the saying has been much more like trying to believe in myself even when everyone else does. I’ve been lucky enough to have … More On Self-Belief

On Asking for Help

This weekend I did something I didn’t think I would ever be able to do: I opened a bottle of Prosecco (Italian sparkling wine) on my own. To most people, this doesn’t sound like an achievement probably. It’s likely something many people can do without even thinking about it. But for me, it was huge. … More On Asking for Help

Dating & 2018

It’s kind of funny that the word “dating” is in my blog title since it’s rapidly becoming a topic I talk about so little. Right before the New Year, I got an email from Hinge, one of the many online dating apps I’ve tried over the years, asking me to come back. It’s actually one … More Dating & 2018

What is MD?

A coworker of mine who recently came upon my blog made a very good point the other day about a lot of my posts. He asked me what “MD” stood for. I write my blog with the probably mostly incorrect assumption that people have been reading along from the beginning, so I just started to … More What is MD?

On Speaking Up

I’ve talked about this in previous posts, but as a disabled person, you have to deal almost daily with the ignorance of others, with things not being accessible, and with people abusing things that have been put in place solely for disabled people. On top of that, when we do speak up, when things are … More On Speaking Up