I want children — eventually. I've known that for a long time. You might already know that from previous posts or not. But you do now. I posted my thoughts about motherhood a while ago but my perspective has, of course, changed in two years. Not necessarily my decision whether to have children — that… Continue reading A Future With Children
I've talked a bit about this before but today will be more detail about how it’s impossible to expect help from total strangers, being disabled. In the past, I've said it's because I was never afforded the particular luxury, assuming someone non-disabled will help me. That's still true — it’s practically nonexistent. In fact, it's… Continue reading Impossibility
First Solo Subway Trip
Me standing with my forearm crutches in front of the Lexington-63 St Subway Station in New York City. My logo is in the bottom lefthand corner in white I have some (slightly delayed) news to tell you all. Maybe it's not really news. Oh well. I'm telling you anyway. A few weeks ago, I took… Continue reading First Solo Subway Trip
World Cerebral Palsy Day 2021
Me sitting at a wedding reception in a red dress, smiling. My hair is partially down and I'm wearing silver hoop earrings and red lipstick. My logo is in white in the bottom left corner. Well, it's that time of year again. Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day. I usually like to take this day… Continue reading World Cerebral Palsy Day 2021
Relax. Rest. Repeat.
Me laying and resting on a colorful blue, white, red, and yellow hammock in El Combate, Puerto Rico I want to talk about rest. Why? Because it's not talked about enough. I mean, I definitely don't talk about it enough. My whole life I was basically drilled to be productive. Possibly because of the example… Continue reading Relax. Rest. Repeat.
Bigger picture from 2012 with a golden glow labeled "after" is me standing tall on a staircase and smiling. A superimposed photo in black and white, labeled "before" from 2011 is of me standing on a street corner, smiling, using my forearm crutches and my left leg is crooked inward. My logo is in white… Continue reading How Far
A Hike Up Diamond Head
Me at the summit of Diamond Head Crater in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. I'm smiling with my forearm crutches against a beautiful backdrop of the ocean, beach, and tall buildings. My logo is in white in the bottom left corner. I just got back from an awesome vacation in Hawaii. Before arriving, I'd made the decision… Continue reading A Hike Up Diamond Head