Do you and your significant other live in separate homes? Have you decided to remain distant during the Coronavirus outbreak?
Some ideas for practicing social distancing and still creating a “date night” are:
•ordering from the same restaurant and eating your food together while video chatting
•watching the same movie while video chattin…[Read more]
What YouTube channels have you been binge watching during the COVID-19 quarantine?
My favorites disabled YouTubers are, of course: Squirmy and Grubs, Molly Burke, Amy’s Life, Sitting Pretty Lolo and Jessica Kellgren-Fozard
For cruelty free and sustainable living I watch: Shelbizleee, Use Less, Style Apotheca and Gittemary Johansen.
For Art I e…[Read more]
MD News’ very own Hawken Miller wrote about how his year of writing for Muscular Dystrophy News Today has allowed him to discover more about himself and explains his experience with divine intervention that lead him to where he is today in his latest article “Celebrating My First Year of Writing Columns.”
Thank you so much Ralph! Love your article and tips as well.
Achieving success in the standard ways such as in a work place or through education is not always attainable for those with disabilities and chronic illnesses. But, by creating small goals and prioritizing our health, we can feel accomplishment even in the most mundane things. Read more about my struggle to feel successful in my newest article…[Read more]
Have you made the decision to cancel or postpone your doctor appointments or medical procedures due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus? Are there any treatments or appointments that you can’t miss like for example Spinraza injections? How do you plan to protect yourself when in a clinic or hospital environment?
So sorry for that typo Ralph 😅
Kristy, I know how you feel. Sometimes it feels like we’re constantly fighting a battle against our bodies. But it makes me happy to hear that you have such a loving and caring husband who takes care of you and is your support system. Remember that it’s okay to not be okay and to lean on others for support.
What precautions are you taking in order to protect yourself from the Coronavirus?
My family has been wiping down all the doorknobs, remotes, phones and faucets in our house. We also use paper towels instead of towels. I happen to have a phone sanitizer I got for Christmas so that has come in handy. If we absolutely have to go somewhere we push…[Read more]
What home essentials have you stocked up on this past week to prepare for the Corona virus quarantine?
Some good things to stock up on besides the obvious toilet paper, water and hand sanitizer are:
•non- perishables such as: beans, soups, canned vegetables
•Gatorade and other electrolyte drinks
Our columnist, Ralph Yaniz celebrates one year of writing for Muscular Dystrophy News with an article all about his health setback and progression of Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy along with his hunt for the right wheelchair to suit his needs.
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When did you first…[Read more]
Pete, I will have to look in to “If Not This” and definitely your brothers books. I happen to be a big fan of science fiction and fantasy novels. Thank you for the recommendations.
Are you a book reader? Have you read any books that contain a character or characters with disabilities? What has been your favorite book with a disabled or chronically ill character?
I’m definitely a book lover. I’m always on the hunt for a new book series to obsess over. My favorites books featuring a disabled character would have to be The…[Read more]
Pete, even though it can feel like complaining sometimes, if it has a good intention like to help others or ourselves is it still a complaint? I’m glad to hear you haven’t had any problems with people and businesses accepting your guide dog. I am appalled by how easy it is to claim a dog is a service dog what with service dog vests being sold eve…[Read more]
Pete, lol I bet you’ll never forget that moment! Sounds scary, frustrating and exhilarating all at the same time.
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