Category: Disability

On Facing Death, 7 Years Later

On December 7th, 2011, my family woke up before dawn and began getting ready to step out into the darkness.  My father, my mother, and I rode in relative silence on the 30 minute drive […]

How Netflix’s “Afflicted” harms us

When I first heard about “Afflicted” on Netflix, I was elated.  I immediately logged on to begin watching. Finally! A mainstream feature on the state of chronic illnesses and invisible disabilities.  Finally! A scientific and […]

I challenged myself to exercise before work for a week

I spent last work week getting a different type of exercise in every morning before work.  It was a challenge to myself, because I am looking for ways to use my time more efficiently while […]

Five for Your Eyes – 006

“Five for Your Eyes” is a new series of posts where I share five features that I found to be interesting or worth reading.  I read a lot of books, but I also love reading long-form […]

I’m a Writer at the INSIDER!

Seizures can happen to anyone.  According to a study published by researchers at the CDC, almost 1 in 100 people has active epilepsy.  Seizures can also happen to people who do not have seizure disorder […]

Five For Your Eyes – 005

“Five for Your Eyes” is a new series of posts where I share five features that I found to be interesting or worth reading.  I read a lot of books, but I also love reading long-form […]