When things eventually go back to normal, when this curve starts to flatten but the virus is still out there, those who are at high risk are being asked to be the sacrifice. Currently, we are giving up our appointments, our care, our medications. But the world will be asked to eventually return to normalContinue reading “We are not expendable”
Tag Archives: disability awareness
People with disabilities are allowed to get pissed off
At the beginning of the month, I had my article published about a police officer harassing me about my handicap placard. I had so many comments some good and a lot of hate. I had a couple in particular that got to me. They said something like, you need to write about the good and you are so full of spite and anger you need to spread positivity. Here’s the thing I think it’s great to be positive but spreading positivity doesn’t start change. Being your inspiration porn is not my goal.
Chronic Illness and Eating Disorders
Food and I always had a complex relationship, but after I had my second open heart surgery in between my freshmen and sophomore year I started losing weight. The more I lost weight the more in control I felt over my body.
Invisible Illness – What is hidden underneath
When you have an invisible disability it’s hard for anyone to truly get what is going on. If you look normal, you must therefore be normal and feel normal.
National Disability Employment Month
October is National Disability Employment Month. This awareness is near and dear to me for many reasons. Not only do I have a disability of my own but I also worked for many years with adults with developmental and physical disabilities get jobs. This year the #ndeam theme is “the right talent, right now.” Although, I thinkContinue reading “National Disability Employment Month”
Patreon August and September Rewards are Up
Want more from Amelia Blackwater site! Check out the Patreon page and consider supporting monthly for certain rewards. Each tier have awesome rewards tied to them. Be on the lookout, as Amelia Blackwater site grows, so do the rewards. https://www.patreon.com/ameliablackwater
Do I Look Okay?
To My Invisible Warriors
Upon Meeting My Doctor For The Second Time
Lately I have been dealing with health issues and a long with it big decisions. * I’ve spent much of my life in doctors offices. I’ve found the most frustrating time is when doctors take one look at you, listen to a couple of symptoms and decide what you have already and what you needContinue reading “Upon Meeting My Doctor For The Second Time”