Monthly Archives: August 2013

#temptation

the conversation was going nowhere til i turned my hair he started touching me and kissing me like he didn’t care – Britney Spears, ‘I’ve Just Begun Having My Fun’ A couple of years ago, I decided to abstain from … Continue reading

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#foreignperspective

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. – Khalil Gibran   I am Canadian. I have noticed that, here, my foreignness precedes my disability. People are more curious about where I … Continue reading

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#likealltheboysbefore

we’re in a mess, babe your more is less, babe –          Ellie Goulding, ‘Under The Sheets’ People have asked me to write about sex. I haven’t because it’s very uncomfortable and I don’t really feel that it aligns with the … Continue reading

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#paradigmshift

I used to be upfront with people about my disability in order to be considered special and to get attention and preferential treatment. As I grew older, I tried not to talk about it within the first ten minutes of … Continue reading

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#bornthisway

I grew up in a religious family and I attended church and private religious school. I lost my faith when I was fourteen (I don’t care to elaborate because it’s a painful story) and since then have tried to rely … Continue reading

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#enfpturnedisfj

I had a pedicure this afternoon and a massage that involved some foot therapy, so I planned to blog about my feet and what I need to do to heal and fix them, but something came up in conversation with … Continue reading

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#letstessellate

Last night, I blogged about a particularly painful experience of going to a concert and choosing to use my disability as a way to get a safer seat than the one I’d been assigned (and how that choice I made … Continue reading

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