A Commitment to Commitment:

Those of us with disabilities and those of us “on disability” do not have a monopoly on getting distracted and not getting enough done.  But, because we have some justification for not working it can make it easier for many of us to avoid, or at least delay,...

Disability Anonymity

Throughout our lives all of us have probably had times when we wanted to be more or less anonymous and more or less memorable. Things have been said that individuals with disabilities are often ignored or treated as “invisible”.  My experience has been quite the...

Disability Insurance as a safety net…

Disability Insurance as a safety net, that can help us create new ways to thrive! After approval for disability insurance I’ve seen many of us settle into an uncomfortable early retirement.  We welcome the protection of a safe monthly income. We don’t have to struggle...

Disability as a Team Sport

Disabilities and illnesses can be isolating. We hear that from many sources. And many days we clearly experience it ourselves.  Isolation can come from many directions.  Other people pull back from us or we may choose to pull ourselves back. Some “alone time” can be...

Come Over For a Visit

We all see our worlds through our own eyes.  We make our choices and structure our lives based on what we know personally.  If we are not disabled and we don’t live with someone who is disabled, why would we make our homes “handicapped-friendly”? In the world of...