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Realization and How it Still Hits Me

It’s sort of strange how accustomed we get to things in our lives. But I guess, it’s the same concept that we are comfortable and forgetful of simple things like tattoos, piercings, beauty marks, and so on. We sometimes, especially me, forget that we even have a disability. Some days I literally realize and really […]

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Wise Words

10 Lessons Learned Living as an Amputee  It’s okay to laugh, really laugh at everything it helps tremendously. Having humor is like the number one advantage that helps people to cope with trauma.  Always, always have good brakes on your wheelchair (if you use one) you will never realize just how unlevel your house really […]

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How do you do it?

A question I get asked on the daily about odd things one wouldn’t really ask that question towards.  Stemming from motherhood, to grocery shopping, to just sitting minding my own business, really.  The way that I do things can be construed as unorthodox because well, you see a one-prosthetic legged amputee, hobbling about snapping a […]

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Depression

Depression Living with depression has been my norm since before I can remember. Even as a small child I remember myself as being sad. The truth is that I’m not really sure why.  It was bad after my accident although it was not nearly as bad as it was before and I’m not sure why […]

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Labels and How They Negatively Affect People with Disabilities

Ugh, I hate labels.  First, you are seeing the world for the very first time labeled as a girl or a boy, you are labeled if you are born to a married family or a single mother. Statistics show that those with single mothers will become single mothers and those who with married parents will […]

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72 No Thank Yous

I’m sure all of you who also have a disability can relate to me when I say, help gets kind of annoying sometimes… I know, I know – some of you might be thinking about how ungrateful I am in saying that, but bear with me. I’d like to think of myself as a pretty […]

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