Category Archives: hurt

The Dos and Don’ts of Talking to Disabled People

Upon first glance, people don’t often know that I have a disability. I “look” normal. A closer glance would reveal the odd quirks and features of my body. The way my arms and legs curve, the scars scattered across my … Continue reading

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The Hard, Dark Parts….

There are a lot of hard, dark parts that most people avoid casually talking about. Parts about themselves, about their lives. We humans, as a collective whole, like to “put our best foot forward”. I can’t tell you how often … Continue reading

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I’m Not Good At Articulating Thoughts and Feelings…

I know. Some of you are reading that title and thinking…what? How can she say that! She’s so open and honest [on her blog]! I’ll let you in on a little secret: that’s not me. Not really, anyway. I mean, … Continue reading

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Busy

I know that people get busy. I get busy. Usually, I’m nonstop busy (I have more leeway when I’m recovering from surgery, I have to force myself to relax). I may not have a steady 9-5 job in an office, … Continue reading

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Bad Nurse

I had my operation on February 27th. This meant an overnight stay in the hospital, of course. The surgery went very well, no issues what so ever, but recovery is still going to be trying. My surgery was at 1pm, … Continue reading

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My Tells

When playing poker, everybody has a “tell”. Some kind of tip off that they are lying or that they’ve got nothing. Maybe it’s them scratching their nose. Maybe they shift their weight or fidget. Maybe they laugh obnoxiously. The same … Continue reading

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Motherhood: Disabled

When I was 16, I used to tell my mom I would never have kids. Although I loved them, I couldn’t bear the thought of them inheriting Multiple Hereditary Exostoses. I couldn’t fathom having to watch my child experience the … Continue reading

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