3 STEPS TO ORGANIZING A FRAGRANCE FREE EVENT

by Basil
Want to make your event accessible to people with chemical and fragrance sensitivities? Here are three steps to making that happen.
STEP 1: ACCESSIBILITY MEASURES
Decide what accessibility measures you want to provide. Know that your choice will have an impact on all attendees. Be honest with yourself and your attendees. Choose the option you […]

my chronic illness bill of rights

I HAVE THE RIGHT…
to the full range of emotional responses to my experiences—from self-pity to gratitude and everything in between.

to seek out information and advice from any source i can find.

to follow or disregard any advice or recommendations i receive from strangers, friends and family, fellow sickos, books, or health practitioners.

to seek relief or […]

if you are under the weather and the weather is pummeling you

pain is symbolic of something.
pain is a directional isthmus.
there is a goal.
any specialist can tell you that.
you poor suffering, ignorant, pounding thing.
don’t be embarrassed!
you didn’t know!
that belly stands for an arrow
a monstrous, thrilling arrow.
the inferno of your nerves are the bridge.
pain is an unreasonable vibration.
pain is a bad songwriter.
pain dismantles syntax.
pain chews bones and brains.
don’t […]

some thoughts about communication

hello!
i’ve been following the discussions on the disabled feminists website lately, visit this site and there is all this weird controversy with them because they “dared” to call someone out for exploiting people with disabilities by pretending to be conjoined twins with a history of child pornography. it’s hard for me to imagine what […]