Disabled. Apparently the word carries connotations that those of us who are disabled don't always associate with characteristics that describe ourselves. I was presented with this idea on a recent phone call with my mother who had accompanied me earlier to a dentist appointment - it was a second opinion appointment and I wanted someone … Continue reading Disabled, not Unable!
I will inevitably be coming back to this topic because there is just so much to be said about it. However, before I run out the door to yet ANOTHER doctor appointment, I wanted to address this issue - how do we, as people who have dealt with chronic illness(es) for a long time convey … Continue reading How to Convey Chronic Illness?