Concepts

Impossibility

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

Concepts, SDR

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.

Concepts

Let’s Say You Wanna Climb A Mountain

Imagine for a moment that you're an adventurous climber. You're a climber and it's just you, some ropes, a mountain. That's it. You're solo. How do you push yourself to get to the top? What gets you there? What motivates you? Let's chat about motivation, shall we? What it means, how to get it, how… Continue reading Let’s Say You Wanna Climb A Mountain

Concepts

What Did You Call It?

There's honestly so much to say about relationships specifically within the context of disability. Right now I'd like to focus in on the term "interabled." Yes, that's actually a term people use. I've come across it many times on social media, particularly both Twitter and Instagram. What does it mean? Well, interabled is used to… Continue reading What Did You Call It?

Concepts

Letting Go of CP For Just One Day

I'd like to attempt to talk about something that's been kind of hard for me to articulate and discuss. There's no way to go around it other than by being as honest as possible, so here goes. In the past, I've admitted if there were some cosmic loophole or possibility to not have CP, even… Continue reading Letting Go of CP For Just One Day

Concepts

Do I Exist to Inspire You?

I've been told numerous times that I'm an inspiration or am inspirational. Most of the time I take it as a compliment, say thank you, and move on...but now I really can't deny the larger implications of using those phrases. It could possibly depend on the context in which it's said. If someone tells me… Continue reading Do I Exist to Inspire You?