I often say that I feel disabled lives are not valued by society as a whole. We are discriminated against, undervalued, not found as worthy,
Okay, so stigma is rampant out there. I heard someone recently that said mental illness does not exist and we shouldn’t talk about it. And
I just want to share something that makes me think society doesn’t value disabled people. I am very relieved to be on disability because I
I applied for CPP disability (Canadian) when it became apparent this vertigo issue was going to last for some time… who knows how long. And
I had made a remark that working with pain and vertigo made me feel like an idiot. And someone I know well and respect said
The first fact I want to say about fibromyalgia and disability is that Fibromyalgia varies between person to person. Some are disabled. While some are
I may have to take a leave from work until a) this vertigo stops on its own which could be at any time or b)
Pain Acceptance Linked With Reduced Disability, Pain Interference in Migraine Migraine sufferers often avoid triggers and activities thought to precipitate migraine. In line with the
There is this lack of dependability and reliability that comes with being incapable of working. You prove it by trying and failing. Sometimes over and
My update on my leave is that my doctor Just Managed to finish the massive amount of information my insurance company requested. Late. Very Late.
How long do you persist with working through pain? It is a question I ask myself all the time. There are a lot of factors
This quote has stuck with me for some time because I am ‘too abled to be disabled.’ All my life it has been. Hypermobility syndrome…
I made this image for the Migraine Misfits group I admin and no truer words have ever been said. “We are too able to be
Read this selection first. It is interesting. Embodiment: Mooring disability identity Embodiment is the principle of rooting one’s identity in the reality of one’s body.