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Stories of Resilience
What Asia Taught Me
On my most recent trip to Asia, I experienced my first public bath. What it taught me about beauty standards, body, and sexuality shocked me.
Self-Care and Paralysis
Valerie Piro shares with us how after her injury her relationship with her body changed, in ways she didn't quite expect.
Space for Me
Interview with Ellice Patterson, founder of Abilities Dance Boston, shares with us why she needed to create a space for her passion and how she views her body post- surgery.
Disability and College
After being accepted at Harvard University, Kendall decides against it because of a very important reason. Read more to find out why and to learn how to navigate college with a disability.
Friendship and Chronic Illness
Lydia Andrew shares how having a chronic illness has made her redefine her views on friendship.
After her injury, Juliana Paucar decides to empower herself through self-love and this is how she does it.
At 24 hours old, Colette Pfeiffer undergoes surgery and is left with a scar, no right butt cheek and most importantly, a sixth sense for embracing differences. Read along to see how she does this.
By: Valarie Robbins August 25, 2018 started out like any other Saturday- a lazy morning with coffee and the dogs at my feet. The afternoon was ful...
2nd degree burns
Girl In Fight
By: Clare Amy ‘It’s not the size of the girl in the fight. It’s the size of the fight in the girl.’ However much I love this quote, I think the wo...
Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex
Pool Work Event
By: Paola Orrego I have been working in my company for almost 3 months. My job involves travelling to see clients and attending corporate events. ...
pool themed event
By: Sara-Jane Heslop In my twenties, I lived in Argentina and found myself in flip-flops or barefoot a lot. I used to feel really self-conscious a...
high output stoma
By: Jenny Wenke My life changed when I was almost five years old. I had meningitis that at first was not recognized. As the doctor finally realize...
acute hearing loss
german sign language
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