Life, Zimbabwe Disability

Ableism In The Black Community.

I have been back in Zimbabwe for 8 months now (well it will be 8 months on the 2nd of June) and one thing I know without a shadow of doubt is that I miss Melbourne so much. Zimbabwe is home, I was born and breed here, my family is here, my childhood memories are… Continue reading Ableism In The Black Community.

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#Year30

I turned the big 3-0 last month. If I said I was excited about turning 30, I would be lying. Days leading up to my birthday I felt physically sick to my stomach at the thought of turning 30. Omg I felt like such a failure, I had not achieved a quarter of the things… Continue reading #Year30

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It Hurts To Be Disabled. #IDPWD17

December 3 was the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and all I can say is it hurts to be a person with a disability in this world. It hurts to have your lived experiences invalidated. It hurts to be told disability issues are not a priority. It hurts to be told by establishments that… Continue reading It Hurts To Be Disabled. #IDPWD17

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I Rock Spina Bifida.

October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month. I was born with Spina Bifida and it is only befitting that in the month of October I write a post on SB as I call it for short. Spina bifida is a birth defect where there is incomplete closing of the backbone and membranes around the spinal cord. … Continue reading I Rock Spina Bifida.