June 2019

How Horseback Riding Changed My Life

How Horseback Riding Changed My Life

My name is Bryanna Tanase and I am a 20-year-old woman living with cerebral palsy. For those of you who don't know, cerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological condition caused by brain damage that affects motor skills, coordination, and movement. My goal in writing this is to share how I started riding horses, what my journey has been like, and the benefits I receive from riding and being around horses.

Posted on 6/25/2019


Interabled Relationships: The New Norm

Interabled Relationships: The New Norm

I recently sat down with my friend, Jess, to hear about how she met her fiancé, the ways they find fun things to do together, and some of the trials & tribulations that they have withstood together over the past 12 years. We dove into the funny, the serious, and the reality of being in an interabled relationship where sometimes we must rely on our partners in unexpected ways.

Posted on 6/18/2019


Moving House Across the Country with a Disability, Part 2

Moving House Across the Country with a Disability, Part 2

I made it to Arizona! Hello, sunshine and palm trees! While it was great to finally be back, there was a lot of work to do to get settled in my new home. Among the things I had to get done were: training a whole new set of caregivers, completing my care schedule (I didn't have enough care throughout the day), and most importantly, getting my insurance situation settled.

Posted on 6/11/2019


Gamers on the Edge Tournament 2019

Gamers on the Edge Tournament 2019

A non-profit organization, Gamers on the Edge fosters a community whose foundation is rooted in inclusion and empathy. It acts as a safe haven for gamers who enjoy the competitive nature of fighting and puzzle games. What's more, GotE donates its fundraised money to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in addition to managing a slew of TVs and video game systems for their patients.

Posted on 6/4/2019


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1/6/2021 | Catherine Jewell
Currently, I am working from home. I have many difficulties in balancing work and life. Your arti...

12/19/2020 | Vicki Combs
I like the angle you will be using for your comments. As a from-birth disabled lesbian, it didn't...

12/10/2020 | Leanna Boyle
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9/9/2020 | Jessi
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