Start By Being Honest

An obvious title, right? Sorry to say it, but as scary as it may seem right now, being honest with ...
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I’m Finally Ready to Stop Being the ‘Forever Single’ Girl

“Next year, I expect you to have a boyfriend.” The lyricism in her voice was still evident, but my typically ...
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Why My Cerebral Palsy Is a Gift I Wouldn’t Exchange

I was born with an incredible gift -- a gift for which I never asked. A gift that has transformed ...
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The Unsocial Reality of ‘Social’ Media

What's actually social about 'social' media? Sitting behind a screen and flicking through other people's lives is far from 'social', and if ...
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I don’t want a cure all I want is awareness

As a woman with cerebral palsy, people often ask me, "have you ever thought about what life would be like ...
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This Is What #InvisiblyDisabledLooksLike

#InvisiblyDisabledLooksLike cerebral palsy, anxiety and depression.  It’s spending 9 years trying to “pass” as able-bodied to escape judgement, then feeling ...
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My Face Rings A Bell

Remember getting the chickenpox when you were a kid? I vividly remember huge, quarter sized spots that were so itchy ...
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How Binge Eating Can Mask An Eating Disorder

Occasionally binging on what felt like mountains of food in one evening is what allowed me to hide my eating ...
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Light Your Fire

I was sitting around a fire with some friends last weekend and someone asked the question, "How do you get ...
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