Navigating Travel Arrangements w/a Disability

I have always had anxiety issues since I was a little kid. Most people would never know when meeting me; but I have social anxiety to this day! Through therapeutic methods over the years both talking and medication; I’ve pretty much learned how to deal with my anxiety. At least I did, until my disability…

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4 Ways I Prepare for Events with a Disability

One of the struggles I’ve highlighted on my blog is the anxiety that developed once my body started going through physical changes with arthritis. Going out to the house especially into social settings caused me great grief because I never knew what the walking was going to be like (distance, time etc.), what the venue…

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The Implications of Being Fat & Disabled

Throughout my journey with mental and physical health; I’ve documented it through blogging. It’s been a way for me to put my feelings into perspective and also educate those who may lack knowledge or information in their own care. When I first received the diagnosis that I had thyroid disease, and learning how hypothyroidism affects…

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Disability: Unpacking Stigmas, Misconceptions & Truths

Recently, I just received a handicap placard for my car. Now, to know me is to know the struggle I’ve had with accepting anything related to disability and handicap. So much so that it took me 9 months to get that placard for my car though I had clearance from my doctor for quite some…

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