My name is Leah. I'm 20 years old and I was diagnosed at the age of nine with a a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy called Mitochondrial Myopathy. I'm a former MDA Regional Ambassador and have recently started my own blog. My disease affects my energy levels and I can not get through the day without my wheelchair and taking naps.
Many YouTubers create meaningful content about their lives with disability and chronic illness. By showing what it’s like to live with physical obstacles, they create awareness and inspire others ... Read more
Spoiler alert: This column reveals some plot details of the newly released film “The Upside.” All over the world, members of the disabled community are discussing the recently released movie ... Read more
In my family, almost every holiday deserves decorations. Even Valentine’s Day is celebrated, with heart stickers on our bathroom mirrors and red-heart garland strewn about the house — inspired ... Read more
These days it’s more difficult than ever to hang out with my friends. They’re all working hard to pay bills and get through college. It’s rare that we can ... Read more
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