covid19

A woman with large glasses and big curly brown hair wearing a tan blazer and a black facemask, and another woman in the backround out of focus wearing a green top with a pink face mask A woman with large glasses and big curly brown hair wearing a tan blazer and a black facemask, and another woman in the backround out of focus wearing a green top with a pink face mask

Yes, I haven’t posted for a couple months and no, I don’t mind. Being able to simply survive during a pandemic is a success in it’s own right, let alone being able to survive with CRPS in a pandemic. I am also a student and uh, did you know I have CRPS? Ugh. Okay but…

Read More Wearing a mask is the least you can do.

tall brown and white concrete building with green metal pointed roof and Canada flag flown from the top. The Peace Tower in Ottawa, Canada tall brown and white concrete building with green metal pointed roof and Canada flag flown from the top. The Peace Tower in Ottawa, Canada

The disability community had been anxiously waiting for a “big announcement” made by Justin Trudeau on June 5th. When we heard it, the all too familiar collective frustration and sadness overwhelmed us. Check out the replies to Minister Carla Qualtrough’s announcement tweet to see what I mean.👇 Needless to say, disabled people are upset. The…

Read More Canada’s performative “disability lens” pandemic relief

White woman with reddish brown long hair laying on her belly on a gray couch, looking a little bored White woman with reddish brown long hair laying on her belly on a gray couch, looking a little bored

Right now a lot of you are at home, off from your usual work hours, feeling these anxious feelings of needing to “get things done” and justify your time off. We remind ourselves in the disability community all the time of the fact that it is okay to be unproductive. We don’t have to spend…

Read More It is okay to be unproductive.