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How is it only Wednesday? Trauma, drama, and why I’m finally speaking publicly about my disabilities
It’s that time of year again. The stress of the school year is fully upon us and, as usual, I’m a bit behind on grading and research work. My insomnia is at an all-time maximum, as I try to navigate my way through a minefield that includes ongoing pandemic-induced financial insecurity, misogynistic doctors who won’tContinue reading “How is it only Wednesday? Trauma, drama, and why I’m finally speaking publicly about my disabilities”
After about a month of trying to make the university understand that yes, I have a rare immunological issue that affects my nerves; and no, I can’t have a COVID vaccine according to my doctor; and yes, I pay out of pocket to see the best specialist I can; and no, the doctor cannot signContinue reading “End-of-summer stress and the inaccessibility of reasonable accommodations”
Reposted from Medium. Link to original story here. Because I’ve spent the majority of this week buried under medical paperwork — and because I’m rather tired of being regarded as “stupid,” “selfish,” “a danger to society,” “morally lesser,” “worthy of ostracization,” etc., simply for having multiple disabilities, one of which is an immunological condition —Continue reading “Navigating disabilities, vaccine mandates, and the next wave of chaos”
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