Welcome to the new site!

Welcome (back) to the blog! If you're new to The Girl Who Sits, please peruse my blog and let me know what you think! If you've been here before, thanks for your patience during my long hiatus. Law school, man. Come back Sunday for more on that! If you're not following the Facebook, Twitter, or… Continue reading Welcome to the new site!

media, Personal, Reviews, Uncategorized

Special Announcement

Hello all! As I mentioned in my blog post on disability in media last week, I have a special announcement to make! Moving forward, in addition to my regular posts on various topics I will also be doing reviews of disability-centric movies and TV shows on this blog. As I also mentioned last week, I… Continue reading Special Announcement

Mental Health, Personal, Social, Uncategorized

Mental Health Part Two – The Importance of Being Social

Growing up, my favorite show was Buffy the Vampire Slayer. For those of you that have never seen the show, let me tell you. She is Bad. Ass. I liked her because she was funny and really good at beating people up (and maybe I was a bit jealous about that). As I got older… Continue reading Mental Health Part Two – The Importance of Being Social

Health, Mental Health, Personal, Uncategorized

Mental Health Part One – A Long-Term Problem

This is the first in a multi-part series dealing with mental health issues and impact that mental illness has on disability. Once upon a time, and not that long ago at all, I woke up on a coldish spring morning and the first thought in my head was "I shouldn't be alive anymore." I was… Continue reading Mental Health Part One – A Long-Term Problem