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‚Äôs eyes to truth of the world we liveContinue reading “The Construct Of The Apron; Cleaning Up Ableism”

Behind Surviving Chronic Illness; Ari Cubangbang

            I am a writer, an artist and a student at AUArts. I live with multiple rare diseases and complications from them. I have had non-modularly familial papillary thyroid carcinoma, which spread to my muscle and lymph nodes. I had bilateral radical neck dissection, which resulted in me having muscle, lymph nodes, and thyroid removed.Continue reading “Behind Surviving Chronic Illness; Ari Cubangbang”

Isolation In Illness

           Isolation in illness, my life is not void of this, perplexing, filled with uncertainties and the thought of people leaving as quickly as they have walked into my life. I have not come to the conclusions I have without much thought and experience. My experiences have led me to my views.            Isolation isContinue reading “Isolation In Illness”

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”