Tag Archives: disability

Advocacy and Inadequacy – Part 3

This is part 3 in of a series that I’ll hopefully be able to finish today (yep, that did not happen, started it a long time ago and just couldn’t manage… sorry for the delay.)   The first two posts were basically just backstory for this one.  In Part 1 I explained some of my history […]

To a man I used to respect…

This was a letter I wrote after a particularly bad series of encounters with a person I greatly respected for years.  I wrote it a few months ago and did not have the courage to finish it or post it back then.  I’ve finally finished it, and after much internal debate, have finally decided to […]

Advocacy and Inadequacy – Part 2

This is Part 2 in what will likely be a 3 part series.  Here’s Part 1, if you haven’t read it yet. So I’ve started getting involved in the disabled world once again (mostly online, for reasons I’ll try to outline here).  And unlike the sports world, where I actually had a little talent.  I […]

Perspective Taking

I have a neurological condition that causes simple things, like walking, to require actual thought on my part.  Walking also, more often than not, causes fairly significant pain.  The same condition, unfortunately, also affects my arms and my stamina.  So everywhere I go, I’m left with a difficult decision:  Which ambulatory aids will serve me […]

What the heck is wrong with you anyway?

I don’t imagine many people read my blog, but since these go to Facebook I figure some people will see this at least… and I know a lot of you have been wondering for years so I figure I’ll just explain it once here so you don’t have to ask and I don’t have to […]