Let Me Introduce You to Handistrong

People with disabilities put up with a lot. Every day. Either our needs are ignored (like stores with nonfunctioning disability

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6 Things NOT To Say to a Sick Woman About Her Appearance

People are surprised when I tell them about insults I received due to changes in my appearance from illness. If

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6 Tips: How to Wear Jeans When You’re Gaining Weight (#HAWMC)

Sorry for my absence this week.  I’ve been making over a hardworking mom who has six illnesses.  When I give

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A Lesson I Learned the Hard Way (#HAWMC)

Today I continue WEGO’s Health Activist Month Challenge (#HAWMC), which I’ve been enjoying immensely. Day 19: Lesson Learned. What’s a

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5 Challenges & 5 Small Victories (#HAWMC)

I continue WEGO’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge (#HAWMC).  Day 18: 5 Challenges & 5 Small Victories. Make a list

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A Few of My Favorite Things; #HAWMC

Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge:  Day 13.  “These are a few of my favorite things” It may not be brown

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Lessons on Body Image, Fear, & Community From The Twilight Zone

I’ve been in excruciating pain the past few days.  Like my past New Year’s Eves, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome decided to

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