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

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The Give and Take of Disability

One of the questions I have always asked myself is ‟What would my life be like if I was not disabled?”  Now, I know it’s a stupid question. I know that there's no possible way of knowing and even if there was, who's to say that the non-disabled version of me would really be me … Continue reading The Give and Take of Disability