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Crip Jobs

I apologize for the delay in updating this blog. It’s something I’d like to do a bit more frequently but I had started the job hunt once again and have been dealing with that for some time. What I’ve learned … Continue reading

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No Crips Allowed (Blogging Against Disableism Day)

My disability is not an excuse. But ableism sure as hell tries it’s best to keep me from doing things. I am constantly locked out of buildings. So much that at times instead of getting frustrated, I shrug my shoulders … Continue reading

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What About My Wheelchair Is So Threatening?

No, really? What is it that frightens so many of you? I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, it’s a chair with wheels. A much loved chair with wheels. It’s not a symbol of doom and gloom. But … Continue reading

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100 Great Gimp Moments (#2)

“Oh god, you’re one of those ones!” I slammed my caster wheels back to the ground and quickly spun around with a broad grin. “It’s okay,” my mother said, “she’s got her anti-tippers on”. “Yeah, it’s pretty awkward going to … Continue reading

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Can Do

It was the end of my first class of Tai Chi. My arms that were generally tense from constant use of wheeling and crutching were more relaxed than they had ever been in the last two years. My overactive mind … Continue reading

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One Less Battle

It’s fascinating how very different two towns can be when they’re only a half hour away from each other. My first two years of being disabled were spent living in one town. During those two years I went from doctor … Continue reading

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Well, They’re Supposed To

It was a clean, well-organized, and roomy dressing room. There weren’t piles of clothes on the bench, there weren’t an obscene number of chairs thrown haphazardly into the room, and there were no racks of clothes shoved inside. No. This … Continue reading

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