The Complete Moderate’s Guide to Welfare

Monopoly is a classic board game where families sit around to argue and play out their own little simulation of free market capitalism. There is no better system to teach kids about the joys of paying taxes and rent, really. But in Monopoly, unless you bend the rules to keep the game going, when someone loses and goes bankrupt they […]

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Feeling Out of Control with Chronic Illness (6/20/17)

When you battle a chronic illness, that lack of control is gonna be there, and it gets frustrating. -intro music- Jaquie: We’re going on an Adventure! Judd: Ah! You’ve got freezing cold hands! *they both laugh* Judd: Eew *they both laugh* -intro music continues- Good Tuesday morning, everyone. I had a rough night last night. For the first time in […]

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LIVING WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS & PAIN | COLLAGE

Hi Pals! Alright, so you know when you don’t want to do something just because someone has told you that you have to do it? I feel like that’s my entire life. Currently I am in a chronic pain management group and it has been really informative and actually a pretty great time meeting other people who are also experiencing […]

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Samoëns Holiday Vlog 2018 – Chronic Illness Ups and Downs

Bienvenue à Samoëns (Welcome to Samoëns) Yay we made it on holiday and the first footage I’m shooting is from our bed for the week because traveling is tiring. We do have a lovely room though. There we go. So yes first things first we are resting up and later I will give you a tour of the chalet Welcome […]

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What is FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder)? #AlcoholStories

– Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is a brain-based disability and it is a brain injury. It is life-long and it impacts an individual throughout their lifespan. – Growing up, I knew there was something different about me. I couldn’t put my finger on it and that’s why when my dad told me it made a lot of sense Well, it […]

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Resting Doesn’t Always Work For Chronic Illness 😓 (8/26/17)

It’s just really frustrating because yesterday, I rested all day, and I’m still not doing well today. *Music* We’re going on an adventure! Ah, you have FREEZING cold hands! *Music Continues* *laughter* *Music Continues* Good Saturday morning everyone. We were going to Walmart, but I don’t feel well enough to do that, so… My mom suggested that she’d drop me […]

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Two Kids. Two Undiagnosed Disabilities.

Wanna sit up? One, two, three…. up up up. Let’s go see mom. Do you want music? No you want your food. Everything is different. Everything’s not the same as other people. Hey Leighton It’s hard to look at those charts of this is where your baby should be at this age and this is where they should be at […]

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Woman Wants To Be Permanently Paralysed: Body Integrity Identity Disorder

00:02 COMM: Chloe Jennings White spends he days confined to a wheelchair. It’s tough to get around and she struggles with living in the world that isn’t built for the disabled. However Chloe is actually able to walk perfectly, and chooses to live her life like a paraplegic, due to a rare psychological disorder called BIID. 00:22 COMM: Despite wishing […]

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