When I Modeled in a Fashion Show as a Wheelchair User

When I Modeled in a Fashion Show as a Wheelchair User

“You wanna be on topppp…” The “America’s Next Top Model” theme song played on the TV for the fifth time that summer day in 2009 as I continued to binge a rerun season on the CW. “Yes, Tyra, I do,” I screamed in my head. I used to be obsessed with that show. I loved...

The Best Weather for People With Fibromyalgia

I recently had a chat with a fellow fibro-fighter about what weather is best for people with fibromyalgia that really stuck with me. This conversation started because, while I live in the Bay Area of northern California now, I used to live in Orange County, in...

It’s OK to Not Be OK Sometimes

“It’s OK to cry when there is too much in your mind. The clouds cry too when things get too heavy.” — Amina Mehmood I saw this quote recently, and it made me stop and think about how we often try so hard to look like we have it all together. We may pretend like our...