A follow up from being disabled on paper to understanding what being disabled really is to me.
Comparing a journey with chronic illness to going through Kindergarten all over again.
Understanding where I am in my journey and recognizing how hope can be a good thing, but can also be damaging to progress.
John Lennon said: Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.
Someone should have made a point to say that to me a bit more firmly in high school. I spent so much time working on those plans that at some point I stopped working on the whole life thing.
Accessibility is something I was actually taught in school – most likely because both fields I chose to study had a tremendous amount of restrictions in place because of accessibility, but nonetheless the topic was never hidden from me.