It has been a hectic past few months. H E C T I C . I was transitioned from the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) version of Medicaid to Traditional Medicaid, and the change created some chaos with the coverage of one of my important medications, Growth Hormone. I am GH deficient (among other things), so I … Continue reading Life updates ahoy! (+”Subtember”)
I am writing to you now because I have experienced some distressing hardships due to the Indiana Medicaid office’s poor handling of my healthcare needs.
I haven't written an article in quite some time. I'll be honest, I've been grappling with something since I won my disability case. After the initial feelings of overwhelming relief started to wear off, I realized that I could now fully accept my status as a disabled individual and move on with my life. With … Continue reading Learning to enjoy life with a Disability
I completed a new painting today. I used a combination of watercolor, acrylics, and oil markers on a 24x48" wrapped canvas. It will be on display at the Whitewater Valley Arts Association's regional show this May. I have not decided yet whether or not I will be selling it. This is a commentary on what … Continue reading New painting, “Chronic”, playfully showcases life with chronic illness
It may seem a little silly for someone who struggles with a disability to "set goals". I think that for the most part, society expects disabled individuals to just sit at home and do nothing. They can't work. They can't do the same things neurotypical folks can do, so why would they focus on setting … Continue reading Setting goals for 2019
There is a lot of discourse online about abortion access. I have been doing my damndest not to get involved, but it’s getting so hard seeing people that I know and love making terribly ignorant comments and completely demonizing women who needed to have abortions done. A year or so ago, I wanted to kill … Continue reading The Abortion Debate
Foster Moms and Dads- Can we talk about something kinda heavy really quick? I really want to adopt eventually. Justin does, too. We can’t have children of our own because my health is too poor for me to become pregnant. I love kids, and I think Justin and I will be excellent parents. The thing … Continue reading Attention Parents with Disabilities:
Hello all! Thanks for bearing with me while I found the time to sit down and write this. Luckily for me, I've had some good energy lately here and there. Luckily for this article, I'm currently having a low energy day so it's forcing me to sit down. I'm feeling inspiration to write today, so … Continue reading That much anticipated life update
I'm going to try to start up a blog of sorts. My site is very new and will probably be pretty barren for a while, but I have plans. You can expect a few reviews of certain products here and there, art features showing off some awesome people I find online, and personal life updates … Continue reading So, this is a thing now.