Caregivers, Education, Law School, Personal

Law School

When I wrote my last substantial post two years ago, I was winding up for my first year of law school, bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and ready to take on a new journey. Well, now I'm two years in and have one year left and I can say that going to law school has been the best… Continue reading Law School

Caregivers, Mental Health, Personal, Relationships

Mental Health Part Three – I’m Not a Burden

Trigger Warning: Suicide, illness Growing up, I was in the hospital A LOT. I had severe respiratory illnesses all throughout my childhood multiple times a year, and every time I would get sick, my parents would be by my side as often as they could be. I was pretty much never alone in the hospital… Continue reading Mental Health Part Three – I’m Not a Burden

Personal, Social, Travel

Traveling with a Mobility Impairment

It may be surprising for those who don't already know that traveling with a disability can be very difficult, but is not often impossible. For those of us with mobility issues, we have to think about accessibility laws where we're going if we're unfamiliar, how we will physically get there (trains, buses, cars, and planes… Continue reading Traveling with a Mobility Impairment

dating, Personal, Relationships, Social

12 Wheelchair-Accessible Date Ideas

In my last post, I talked about the difficulty that a lot of disabled people, myself included, experience when dating. One of the things I did not mention is that it can sometimes be difficult to find accessible places that are fun to go to and fun to have a date at. Since it's getting… Continue reading 12 Wheelchair-Accessible Date Ideas

Reviews

Mutant and Proud: Disability Lessons from X-Men

In this blog post, there will be many spoilers for the X-Men movies, so don't read this unless you're OK with that. For any oppressed group, art can be a therapeutic way of working through social justice issues like discrimination and communicating those issues to a wider audience. It’s sometimes easier for an audience to… Continue reading Mutant and Proud: Disability Lessons from X-Men