Being Chronically Ill in 2022

While the world is tired of hearing news about Covid19 there is still this aggressiveness towards people who are choosing to wear masks. Seeing artwork by artists online expressing how they feel verbally harassed by people because of the uncomfortable memories around Covid19 masks seem to remind others of. Where I live the pandemic isn’tContinue reading “Being Chronically Ill in 2022”

I Feel Sick All The Time

What is chronic illness like, it is always feeling under the weather. I never feel 100%, this is reality for me. Somedays I can hardly eat, others I feel like I am running on empty from the moment I open my eyes. I feel sick all of the time, there isn’t a day where IContinue reading “I Feel Sick All The Time”

The Construct Of The Apron; Cleaning Up Ableism

As someone who is creating art centered around the topic of ableism, I wanted to make something I could use but also send a message on. Ableism is something I absolutely hate; I am an activist and I will use my art to change perceptions and open people’s eyes to truth of the world we liveContinue reading “The Construct Of The Apron; Cleaning Up Ableism”

Advocating For Yourself

            Something you’ll have to continue to do throughout your disease journey or chronic illness is advocate for yourself. What is advocating? Advocate is defined as “[a] person who is appointed to advise on and protect the rights, needs, etc., of a vulnerable adult or child, and act as his or her representative” (“advocate”). WhenContinue reading “Advocating For Yourself”

Ableism and Chronic Illness Part 1

         Illness is not taboo, or is it? Ableism is something within society that procures misrepresented ideological views of the disabled and the sick. Ableism is discrimination against people who are disabled. The world is set up for people who are non-disabled; this is a fact. Before I get into the details of my video,Continue reading “Ableism and Chronic Illness Part 1”

Allow Yourself To Grieve

            What does surviving chronic illness look like? It starts with realizing you are sick, you have a chronic condition, and it isn’t going anywhere. While it may be something of a challenge as you got through the roller coaster of grief, I can tell you that things will change once you get to acceptance.Continue reading “Allow Yourself To Grieve”