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Using language to capture chronic illness, emotion, and the human experience. 

Future Dead Person
Be Mad

Be Mad

For the first 16 years of my life, I was perfectly healthy. My exercise levels, eating habits, and health records...

What Lack of Disability Accommodation Means to Me

What Lack of Disability Accommodation Means to Me

I would like to begin by apologizing for the long break between posts. The problem with writing about disability and...

Sickness and Guilt: Overcoming negative emotions on sick days

Sickness & Guilt

In my life, being chronically ill has meant not working out, not going to school, not getting out of bed,...

A Dreamer and an Activist

A Dreamer and an Activist

I went to my history professor’s office hours a few weeks ago and while we were talking she mentioned that...

Loved

Loved

When you have a disability you assume that you are too much for people. I have spent the past several...