Love in a Time of Car Shows

I’m not in quarantine for COVID-19. Yet. As a case worker, I have a job that has to keep going. But with the shelter-in-place just issued, I’m at home, at ...
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Alone Together

We’re all aware a crisis has come over the world, a global pandemic called Coronavirus or Covid 19. It affects each and everyone of us. The hashtag #alonetogether is making ...
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How Advocating For My Disability Gave Me A Voice

I first started advocating for Cerebral Palsy when I was 18 years old. For as long as I could remember I have been passionate about standing up for what I've ...
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Coming Out of the Rabbit Hole

I am and always have been an Alice in Wonderland girl. I’ll take any adventure and I’m curious.  Also, as my friend reminded me recently, sometimes my mind can take ...
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A Finite Mind

The past 3 years of my life have been some of the best, arguably, given the experiences, people I've met, and things I've accomplished in that span that I never ...
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I’m Learning to Ignore Others’ Opinions of Me

For almost a year, I have been a vegetarian. My family and a lot of people do not understand why I would ever stop eating meat because it is so ...
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In My Minds Eye

Sitting Under the Tree I Daydream. In my minds eye, I dream of a day without pain.... A day that I’m not afraid.... A day that I don’t have to ...
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What I Learned Through My Mental Health Hospitalization

I first walked through the doors of my local psychiatric hospital over two years ago. I felt so terrified that I could barely speak as I asked the friendly woman ...
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Looking for the Light

I go missing sometimes. I know that, and I know it is always wrong, but it still happens. I realize one day I’m physically here, but mentally I’ve checked out ...
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