Act Your…What?

“You don’t act like a disabled person.” Um, not sure what you mean. “You need to start acting like a person with a disability.” Yeah, that didn’t clear anything up. Can you be more specific? “The way you are, the way you act, the way you live. That’s not how someone with your condition shouldContinue reading “Act Your…What?”

Can You Hear Me Now

I’m the type of person that gets lost in daydreams. I spend hours staring up at the sky. My happy place is curled up with a decent story or walking alone on a quiet trail. I’m a thoughtful, sensitive, introvert who’s comfortable with the silence. I also talking about geopolitics and the complexities of internationalContinue reading “Can You Hear Me Now”

Can You See Me Now

Have you ever been invisible? Looked through. Talked over. Scream and shout but no one hears you. Seriously consider walking through that wall over there because you must be a ghost.  When my kidneys shut my body followed. My bones became brittle and every step created micro-fractures. My heart doubled in size. The fluid aroundContinue reading “Can You See Me Now”

This Is Me

So, I’m really going to do this? I’m going to write about life and offer words of enlightenment like I’m something special. Haha! Sorry, made myself laugh. Hahaha. Stop it! Wow, okay, I’m good now. Deep breath. Whew. Where was I? Right! I guess I could talk about living with purpose. Except, I don’t knowContinue reading “This Is Me”