I started a hashtag on twitter yesterday. There were many of us sharing stories. I was talking about how it feels as a disabled person to see so many accommodations being made to the public in response to coronavirus, when a lot of those same accommodations “could not” be made in the past despite the…Read More What is #AccessibilityForAbleds and why does it matter?
What makes a disability “invisible”? It is as straightforward as it sounds – if you can’t actually notice someone’s disability right away, it is invisible. Many chronic pain patients are considered to have invisible disabilities. Unless you have something signalling to the outside world that you have a disability, like a guide dog or hearing…Read More What makes a disability “invisible”?
The audacity to think that anyone could ever really understand how to cope with CRPS! The only thing that is for certain is that this disease a different experience for everyone who has it. Our common ground, however, is that we have to keep coping. We have to get better at it. So we may…Read More Coping with CRPS
Chronic illness and pain life can be hard, friends. I’ve had some serious ups and downs since developing illness. How long did it take you to find other chronic pain people ? I tried to start a chronic pain support group in my community but that didn’t last. Eventually I figured out that all the…Read More Welcome to the site! Let me tell you why I’m here.