Category Archives: My Life (or “More About Me Than You Ever Wanted to Know”)

Personal stories about me, Bleeding Ink. All the trials and tribulations of my life until now. Sort of a combination of confessionals and therapy. Good luck with that. ;) Disability Advocacy is extremely important to me, so I posted some of my original writings in the “Disability Advocacy” category as well, alongside things I didn’t write. But in here, all entries are exclusively written by me. :)

My Friend Michelle

I met her, I believe, at my 2nd SBA conference in 2004. I was immediately comfortable around her. She was kind and funny. Effortlessly funny. And that accent. That stereotypical Chicago accent! She had it and I loved it. She … Continue reading

Posted in My Life (or "More About Me Than You Ever Wanted to Know") | Leave a comment

Spina Bifida Awareness Month Continues. And So Do I…..

When I was growing up, I would receive our local SBA newsletter and I would read about how this 12 year old or that 9 year old with SB died suddenly. That sticks with you. I never thought I’d live … Continue reading

Posted in 2am Thoughts, My Life (or "More About Me Than You Ever Wanted to Know") | Leave a comment

My Story

Backstory to what you’re about to read: Regular readers of this blog know I was born with Spina Bifida. I wrote this after I came back from my first Spina Bifida conference in 2003. Before that, I had never even … Continue reading

Posted in Disability Advocacy, My Life (or "More About Me Than You Ever Wanted to Know") | Leave a comment