Podcast 2 is up!

After months of ignoring, doing and erasing, I give up and I riff on social security disability. What it is, how it works, and a bit on how I live my life, and how I have learned and grown.

Podcasting!

I have a bajillion ideas for blogging, but find the actually sitting down and writing, then the editing, of blogging not as easy to do as I had hoped. I have decided to throw my ring in and begin podcasting. Cause I like to talk! A lot. 😛 This is an evolving idea. At this…

Voluntary Hardship

I’m incredibly goal oriented. Many of my current goals are going to take time to achieve. Lots of time. In the meantime, I’m sitting here feeling like I’m getting nowhere fast and achieving nothing. This is when voluntary hardship comes in. There are many ways to do this. Anything that makes you just a little…

Buy Nothing

No, I’m not telling you to buy nothing, but to join BUY NOTHING. It’s a huge community based gifting community. My local one is limited to about 5 miles surrounding me. It is a terrific way to meet your neighbors, make friends, and a wonderful resource for the disabled. Your neighbors are a giant database…

Frugal living series

First off, I know how impossible it can seem when you are disabled to get ahead. Life just costs more and when you are low income/impoverished it is even harder. I get it. By most standards I am impoverished myself. And living disabled can be expensive. It just costs more depending on your disability or…

Guilt of an Invisible Disability.

For the last twenty plus years I have wrestled with guilt. I call it, “survivor’s guilt,” as a riff on the original meaning. I survive today because programs exist to support people with disabilities at a rate far greater than the past. Yet there is such a stigma attached to using them when your disability…