Life is funny, isn’t it? You never know when the next pain in the ass thing is gonna come your way and toss your world upside down or at least cause significant disruptions in your everyday life. Obviously, COVID 19 pranced into all of our lives in the last several months and just fucked almost … Continue reading COVID and Conception?
I received my first round of a Botox shots about 2 months ago. Botox is supposed to decrease the severe tightness in the muscles with people who have cerebral palsy. Having overly tight muscles 24/7 is painful and exhausting. Botox can relax the muscles and therefore increase the functionality in whatever limb you get the … Continue reading Botox Shots are Super Fun
In my last interview blog, I mostly spoke about the struggles I have faced during interviews and what I hoped able-bodied people could learn from the struggles. Understanding, compassion, and most importantly having an open mind when interviewing a person with a physical disability. Also, the list I discuss below is not extensive - there … Continue reading Interviewing is The Worst – Part 2 – Helpful Techniques
You know what’s fun? Having to do a sleep study. You know what else is fun? Breaking and entering. I was scheduled for a sleep study last night. I have issues falling asleep so I need to take a nightly medication. If I wake up during the night and one stray thought turns into two … Continue reading I Felt Like a Criminal Last Night
Interviewing is the worst. I believe this statement can be true across all kinds of people in the able-bodied community and in the persons with disabilities community. However, I have found interviewing can be especially painful when you have an obvious physical disability. Then people can automatically make judgments based almost solely on preconceived notions … Continue reading Interviewing is the Worst – Part 1
My mom and I spent the Christmas of 2005 and New Year’s of 2006 in Virginia to visit my dad as he had just moved to this state a few months prior for new job. My mom and I were to permanently join him after my high school graduation in June so spending Christmas and … Continue reading My Mom was Almost Picked Up for Prostitution – or was it Drugs?
In early July 2018, I was driving home from work talking to Greg (my now husband) on the phone – through Bluetooth. It was after 5:30 PM in the afternoon which meant traffic was a shit show as it is always in my area. As I was coming up to a stop light, there was … Continue reading That Time the Cops Were Afraid of Me
Near the end of Summer in 2012 I was getting ready to begin a counseling internship that was required in order to graduate and then earn my license in counseling after graduation. I was so beyond excited to begin this internship as it was so difficult for me to obtain one. I will write about … Continue reading Et Tu, Medicus? You too, Doctor?
This is the first of many blogs that I will write about my mother. First and foremost my mom is one of the absolute loves of my life. She is by far the strongest woman I know. And she is also by far the most ridiculous person I know. My mom was born and raised … Continue reading No Mom You Cannot Go Play Games with That Man – He is a Swinger
Let me start off by acknowledging that dating and finding love can be difficult for everyone. No matter your race, ethnicity, religion, sex, ability, disability, etc. - the process of dating and finding love can suck for everyone. I will likely do several blogs on dating and love because it is such a large topic … Continue reading Dating Can Suck – A Lot