My long overdue account of my trip to Lourdes, France in 2018. An honestly life changing experience I cannot wait to have again.
A few months ago I became confined to my bed and in the months since the world was turned upside down. Last week I got a glimpse for myself.
Ten years ago, a year into my life in the UK, I stepped off a plane unto British soil again, after my first visit home since moving to England. The plan was to make the trip to Nigeria an annual thing either for summer or Christmas. The plan never panned out. Two years later, AprilContinue reading “Road To Lourdes”
“I always wanted to be able to do that for someone else but was either too lazy or not confident enough to take the first steps.”
Then there was the reunion that brought back tears; thankfully not sad tears. The experience was just unexpectedly more emotional than I anticipated I could handle. And yet I wouldn’t have had it any other way.
Dating. One of the many things I’ve had to completely relearn from the ground up since becoming disabled in 2010. Dating while disabled can be one of the most gut wrenching and, at the same time, liberating things a person can go through, at least in my experience. Before my disability I never thought twiceContinue reading “Dating While Disabled”
Understanding is the best way to relate to other people’s issues. In my experience living with a disability, the most awkward encounters were with people who did not understand my disability. So I wanted to see how much of a difference “understanding” could make. I recently began talking to a few people online who hadContinue reading “How can we relate to other people’s disabilities?”
Many problems between people come down to one thing. Do we really understand each other?