Rebuilding my life in the time of COVID-19
Strategizing for success | Taking care of yourself

Rebuilding my life in the time of COVID-19

So, it’s once more time for A Chronic Voice’s monthly linkup. This month’s words are feeling, grueling, tempting, running, and mending. This month, I’m taking stock, processing life lessons, and looking ahead towards creating an even better future for myself. Feeling the need to reinvest in myself It’s been a weird year with COVID-19 and…

Victimhood: the identity that just keeps taking
Social connections | Strategizing for success

Victimhood: the identity that just keeps taking

When I started writing last week’s post on ableism, I recognized that the single behavior that bothered me most was this man’s insistence that his disability was the heart of the problem, followed by his insistence that he was the victim. This post digs into the victim identity, and the emotional shift from having been…

A Chronic Voice February 2020
Strategizing for success | Social connections

A Chronic Voice February 2020

Once more, I am participating in A Chronic Voice’s monthly linkup.  February prompts: ditching, invigorating, playing, joining, looking. This post muses about two major topics: BiRequest and turning my blog into a business. I’m excited about both things, and hoping that the steps I am taking in both spaces will lead to a better future for…

The BiRequest saga continues(as does my migraine)
Taking care of yourself

The BiRequest saga continues(as does my migraine)

Once more, I am participating in A Chronic Voice’s monthly linkup. words: loving, affirming, waiting, parting, and persevering. I hope you guys aren’t sick of hearing about BiRequest or my migraine yet. I promise as soon as the migraine breaks, I’ll be able to do more researched work, but for now, I’m still trying to minimize…

Striking the balance: financing my social life at the cost of unusual symptoms
Strategizing for success | Taking care of yourself

Striking the balance: financing my social life at the cost of unusual symptoms

Once more, I am participating in A Chronic Voice’s monthly linkup. words: financing, exchanging, controlling, motivating, and capturing. I’m currently in an odd place in my life where several aspects of my life are going incredibly well, but I am also experiencing symptoms that have been and could be relatively debilitating. I’m working on keeping…

Queer and disabled – my experience of participating in the Queer Liberation March
Strategizing for success | Taking care of yourself

Queer and disabled – my experience of participating in the Queer Liberation March

Once more, I am participating in A Chronic Voice’s monthly linkup. Planning, Justifying, Analyzing, Starting, Concluding June is Pride month, and in New York City, the city-wide Pride parade is the last Sunday in June. This year, there was another option: the Queer Liberation March. Heritage of Pride(HOP) runs the Pride Parade, and this year…