#MeToo Movement and the Disabled

#MeToo movement has taken a solid foothold in our society and is awe-inspiring. The responses and resulting changes are a line in the sand regarding Women's Rights and Victims Rights. It screams we will no longer "accept the abuse and like it" -NOT ANYMORE! I now add #MeTooDisabled. As a woman of minority heritage, the... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Things Disabled Households Need: Part 2 of the Medically Fragile

Regardless of which illnesses, disability or physical handicap with limited adaptability are present in the home, the needs always outnumber the resources available. Whether it be mental energy to return phone calls and sort mail, or enough reserved to cook a hot meal and scrub the toilets, disabilities causing frailty can impede the ability to... Continue Reading →

Understanding the Emotions of the Disabled &Medically Fragile Home (Part 1) It is difficult to express what it is like to live as a disabled person. To describe the plight and daily life of households where every member is either stricken with illness, physical handicap, have a significant cognitive disorder or mental health condition. Many... Continue Reading →

Emergency Christmas Gift Ideas

Here's the thing. If you are reading this because you are in the "holy crap I forgot about Uncle Eddie, who takes care of his sister. What should I get him" category...ha, I totally got you covered. GIFT CARDS!!! Yup, the be all to end all gift idea for any doddler. What's even better is... Continue Reading →

10 Steps to Accommodate Illness and Disabilities During Holidays

No, if and or buts. It sucks being sick on or around the holidays. From bummed out grumbles, to out-right fits of anger. Is there a way for them to still be worth celebrating? Or not? Well, I guess we could just give up and feel sorry for ourselves, or apologize to everyone around us... Continue Reading →

Disability VS Handicap: Can We Really Say Which is the Worst?

If there is one issue that irks me the most in regards to fragile households, it's the constant bickering of who is worse, more sick, or the least functional. It certainly is not a commonplace conversation occurring in the average home. Most families are not faced with those comparisons at all. However, within the community... Continue Reading →

Conquer the Burnout of Illness Related Tasks- 10 Helpful Starter Tips and Tools

I love to find collective lists that give me good ideas of how to conquer something in my life. Especially since I'm that lady who is griping at her kids about moving her glasses without permission annoyed everyone is laughing. Until that is, I go to hold my head in frustration and feel all three... Continue Reading →

Mending Mental Mayhem: Part Two-Emotional Delegation

It continues to amaze me how impactful a tired mind can be when managing a house full of chronically sick people. It is a marathon for the emotional structures within oneself and within the family. I also knew I needed to take a few steps back to gather some energy for what is ahead for... Continue Reading →

Update About Angels of Our October Blog

Hi Everyone. Wow, has it already been more than a month since the last posting, yikes. Did you miss me? Wait, don't answer that. I am going to pretend you did for my ego's sake. Dreamers must dream...ahhhh, soothing delusions. All better! I do miss all of you, immensely! But seriously, its been way too... Continue Reading →

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