My Journey
My Journey

My Journey

My journey as a disabled lesbian, trying to find my way in life, trusty sidekick Radar at my side.

It’s the little things.

14 Nov 2020 1 minute read 5 comments QueerlyDisabled

Sorry I’ve been absent. Between another painful test, a super demanding job, and a nosebleed that tried to imitate that one scene in Carrie, I’ve been a little distracted.  I’m sitting in the barn, watching and listening to my horses eat, Radar in th...

I’m high maintenance.

9 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments QueerlyDisabled

Not in the traditional sense of Coach bags and Louboutin shoes, but the sheer financial cost of chronic illness.  I’m lucky enough to have a great job with really affordable insurance for the whole family, but I can easily meet my deductible in the f...

But you don’t look disabled!

9 Nov 2020 1 minute read 2 comments QueerlyDisabled

Yeah, and you don’t look ignorant, so I guess we’re even. I really hope that someday people learn that just because I have all my limbs and can still (kinda) walk, doesn’t mean I am not disabled. I’m still bad enough that one (because I have two, th...

The mystery of it all.

6 Nov 2020 1 minute read 3 comments QueerlyDisabled

The big mystery to everyone is, “How do you do it?” Its simple. It’s a choice of positivity, determination, and sheer grit.  My life is a battleground.  I fight multiple chronic illnesses, a teen daughter with severe mental health issues, a partner...

Where are you, now?

6 Nov 2020 1 minute read 1 comment QueerlyDisabled

  Are you where you thought you would be, five years ago? Ten? The day you graduated high school and had the world in the palm of your hand? I’m not. I’m nowhere near it. I’ve had some amazing accomplishments, but I’ve had some major setbacks, too....