I was tired of saying goodbye to help and hello to societal expectations that give me unnecessary pain – so I stopped.
I wrote this article back when I was on leave from school. Though my situation has changed, the core message is the same: I am enough. Even if I can do nothing, I am enough.
People often think of disabled people in terms of what they lack, but here are a few remarkable gifts that we have.
Having good body image is difficult enough without chronic illnesses that make your body a somewhat out-of-control skin to live in.
Healing comes in many forms, not just physical. Not just an all-or-nothing “healed” or “not healed.” You might miss it if you only look for that.