disability

Guest Post: Rhymes with Inspiration

She takes the final, belaboured step down from her front door to the snow-covered sidewalk and pauses for a moment, one unsteady hand hovering just above the wooden handrail, waiting for her equilibrium to catch up. From inside my car, I watch the unintentional pantomime, waiting for her eye contact to assure me she’s going […] Read more…

Don’t tell me I’m inspirational just because I have a disability

There is this social phenomenon that I have been reading a lot about lately, it’s called “inspiration porn.” It is basically this idea that people with disabilities are truly inspiring to everyone without disabilities because they get up in the morning and go about their day as if they weren’t cursed with such misfortunes. It’s actually […] Read more…

Listen Up: Sickboy Podcast

Want to know what one of the best things in the world is when you have a chronic illness? It’s being able to unapologetically talk about being sick. It is so refreshing to be able to openly discuss something that is a huge part of your life without trying to find pleasant ways to word it […] Read more…

Lelainia Lloyd’s Guide to Unwinding This Christmas

Nothing says the holidays to me like music, movies and books. While everyone is caught up in getting ready to celebrate, these are the three ways that I take a much needed break and unwind from the holiday chaos. It’s important to rest, but resting doesn’t necessarily have to mean sleeping. Curling up with a […] Read more…

Let’s Talk About Fatigue

I have fatigue. You may have fatigue or know someone who has fatigue. Or you may read the word “fatigue” and think “oh that person just needs to take a nap or have a cup of coffee and they will be fine.” There are lots of different ways to experience fatigue and, like most invisible […] Read more…

Trust Your Body.

Hey gang! I haven’t done a health update in a little while because I’ve been so busy trying to compile all of my UK vacation stories for my blog, but today a health update is needed. Yesterday I went to see an Ear Nose and Throat specialist to get results back from a CT scan. […] Read more…

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