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In Time

When I first began adjusting to life as a disabled person, I read somewhere that ‘disability is a continuing process of acceptance’. The person wrote that you have to keep accepting disability and that it’s really not something that’s black … 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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Why I Don’t Love The Things That Make My World Accessible

When Dave Hingsburger from Rolling Around in My Head (http://davehingsburger.blogspot.com/) mentioned that he was hosting the February Disability blog carnival and that the theme was ‘love we have for the things that make our world accessible’ I was excited. I … Continue reading

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Misery

I knew he worked there. I had caught a glimpse of him at a register a few weeks ago, but he hadn’t seen me. I wasn’t certain where the last time I saw him was. We had been coworkers at … 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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She Gets It

She gets it. She gets it very well. When I come home, she still runs to the door. When I wake up in the morning she still tries to jump into my arms. She puts herself into the path of … Continue reading

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Awesome

(Written for the January Blog Carnival hosted by A Writer in a Wheelchair http://writerinawheelchair.blogspot.com/2012/01/it-only-words.html)   I’ve recently become a huge fan of Warehouse 13. I think Artie and Pete are adorable, Claudia’s awesome, and that Myka and HG Wells are … Continue reading

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