On A Year Ago

A year ago today I made a change that I’d always wanted to make: I moved into my own apartment. I couldn’t really write about it the entire time because it felt unsafe to do so in such a public way when I was living solo but I can’t tell you how many times I … More On A Year Ago

On Challenges

It’s safe to say that these last few months have been the worst mental health months I’ve had in a long time. Even worse than during the worst of COVID (who thought that could be possible?). Life has a way of not turning out the way you expected or hoped. It doesn’t mean there aren’t … More On Challenges

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

Women of the 90s

“There is an inner beauty about a woman who believes in herself, who knows she is capable of anything that she puts her mind to. There is a beauty in the strength and determination of a woman who follows her own path, who isn’t thrown off by obstacles along the way. There is a beauty … More Women of the 90s

Independence

in·de·pend·ence [in-di-pen-duhns]: freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others For someone with a physical disability, the word independence can be very interesting. Oftentimes it really is just a word, not something a lot of us can ever dream of or even dream of achieving. Independence is a word that’s really … More Independence