Monthly Archives: November 2013

#unstoppable

I went to university fresh out of high school and intended to become an English teacher. I actually wanted to be a writer, but I believed that my only career option was to teach English literature. Nearly every time I … Continue reading

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#overcompensating

“If someone doubts you, just prove them wrong.” – Allison Becker  I am looking for work and have been encouraged to use my disability to get a job on the basis of equal opportunity. I have no problem with other … Continue reading

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#lessonlearned

This morning, I went to see an advisor at my university whom I’d seen before and believed that I’d ‘got off on the wrong foot’ with him. I understood within the first few minutes of the meeting that he wasn’t … Continue reading

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#fuckinghell

I got into a bit of an argument with someone tonight and said, ‘I’m disabled but I’m not stupid.’ I understand this was a cheap shot, but I was frustrated and sad. People have previously made this assumption: that because … Continue reading

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