Encouragement

May 20, 2019

This weekend/week has been busy for my family. On Saturday night it was just me and my sister at home. My sister was bored so I suggested we go for a car ride and get McDonald's. When we left we were both wearing sweats/ sweatshirt and no makeup and jammin' out to musi...

April 22, 2019

Sometimes when you have a disability you can feel different from other people, and maybe others can see that you are different and might treat you differently then everyone else. From what I have learned throughout having my disability especially in the past it can be...

April 8, 2019

Throughout all the struggles in my life and getting to know my disability more as time went on the more I got to know myself. The more I learned about my disability,  the more I knew how I, and others, can take care of me. When I was younger I didn't know myself and my...

March 18, 2019

It has been a brutal and crazy winter. For those of us who live in Michigan we especially know because the weather has been all over the place. Lots of snow storms, then rain showers then that turned into an ice storm and the roads got extremely dangerous to be on. Aft...

March 6, 2019

Having a disability can come with social challenges. Truth be told, it can be tough. Whether its fighting anxiety in social situations or getting yourself to go out and hang out with friends when you have anxiety, or maybe even having a hard time keeping a conversation...

February 12, 2019

Have you ever tried something that you love or really wanted to try, but it also scared you? I know I have. I think we all have to do this a couple of times in our lives. To do something that we are really passionate about but it takes courage to do so.  Are you ambiti...

February 4, 2019

Do you like to try new things? Do you like to be creative and artsy? For a while I was trying some new stuff because I need a little break from writing all the time. Don't get me wrong, I have a passion for writing but when you're only focusing on writing all the time...

January 7, 2019

Have you ever felt the need to prove yourself?

Or to show others that you are normal, not weird? In the past I went through a lot of things and changes. Finding out that I have a disability, going to doctor and hospital appointments all the time feeling sick and weak a...

December 29, 2018

On December 7th my cousin who is also my CLS worker and I had our first coffee group for people with social anxiety and invisible disabilities. Before we had the group that same week Carly and I had the awesome privilege of being interviewed for news 8 channel with Car...

December 10, 2018

Are you in the Christmas spirit? Or are you maybe not really in the Christmas spirit because of the weather? Because it has been raining even on December 1st in Michigan. Well if you just can't get yourself in the Christmas spirit as someone who is a Christmas lover I...

December 1, 2018

We all have good habits and we all have bad habits. Some of these habits are healthy for our lives and will help us to live a full life. I want to use my CLS for example short for Community Living Support Services. In this program we are trying to build a more independ...

November 26, 2018

Do you have a passion for writing? Do you sometimes find it hard to keep on writing? Do you have a blog or a journal that you like to keep handy? Maybe you try and keep a normal schedule with writing or journaling but then sometimes you sit down with your cup of coffee...

November 16, 2018

Today I am working with my CLS (Community living support) which is my cousin too. Today, we went to check out a new coffee shop because we were both up to trying something different. On a cold winter day, we checked out Nonna's Pantry. I tried the Autumn spice latte an...

November 9, 2018

Are you the only one in your family with your disability? Do you feel out of place? Do you have a different lifestyle then the rest of your family, your siblings in particular? Do you feel you are being lead on a different path than the rest of your family? Do you not...

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