Post

I Have A Disability But I Am Not Disabled

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 58 People

    At a very young age I suffered a serious head

    injury which left me paralyzed on one side(my left),doctors told my parents that I would never walk again. My family refused to accept this-(& said one day he will walk again). With the help & guidance of great doctor's near the military base in which we lived near I began to...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 2

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Easy Road Never Taken

    I have been Legally Blind all of my life. I have around 20/400 both eyes. Funny thing is somebody forgot to tell me I was different when I was first growing up. I have Nystagmus in both eyes which is a term to describe fast, uncontrollable movements of the eyes. The term...
    morganonnet2 morganonnet2 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 24, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I just want to give some advice about online dating for the people with herpes, at the moment, i sincerely recommend the herpes dating website http://www.herpesfishes.com/ to you...
    Herpesfishes Herpesfishes 22-25, F Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have the body of a 16 year old skinny awkward boy with a huge tummy. I have no boobs, no butt, bony legs and arms, and a huge stomach. I feel insecure constantly and I go to a...
    WishIWasBarbie WishIWasBarbie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel the more friends I make, the lonelier I am. I don't understand why. I mean I feel like it's because I'm single, but I'd rather have friends and no partner than the other way...
    sammykins101 sammykins101 22-25, M Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hellooooo world ! Don't make babies by default ! It is not an ooops I just wanted sex...oh well,let's be parents. Bring wanted babies and if you do the "oops" thing,be consequent...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got fat because I moved to a different place where there are no grassy fields and trees to climb... Only stinky gyms. I feel less motivated to go outside because of the pollution...
    minkycat minkycat 16-17, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Dang, it's hard being disabled. I'm on disability, but most of what I am getting is going to the assisted living facility I'm staying at. I have a cousin who is supposed to be...
    vasekjohn vasekjohn 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with Fibro in 2010 when I was 15. My symptoms started back when I was 10. I started getting worse when I was 17. Flares became more frequent and fatigue got worse...
    scotlandlover94 scotlandlover94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hear voices in my head. And out of it. Some of them have names. Some have personalities. But each wants the same thing from me. I listen to them, because most of the time they're...
    Fairy006 Fairy006 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish I haven't.. But today.. I have.. This painful feeling inside.. 💔 Feels like I want to take my heart and just crash it already so I didn't have to feel anything...
    heartandbrain heartandbrain 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Little brother: I don't want to get hit with the ball Aunt: well don't turn away and you won't get hit Me: I remember I got beaned in the butt once.. That hurt. That's probably why...
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been struggling with it un-diagnosed on and off for years. In mid 2011 it hit full force and now I struggle to control it. I am taking levothyroxin because that's the only...
    StuckWithin StuckWithin 46-50, F Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I go to boarding school and I hate everyone here! They are all British, and arrogant bastards! All they do is follow around this one guy and ignore everyone else.. I admit I am...
    Mich456 Mich456 13-15 Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    NEED HELP😔!!!!!!!!!!! I have I Crush on this boy. He so cute and I can't help but to think about him. We have talked but not that much. All I know is that he like football. I...
    CuteChloe14 CuteChloe14 13-15, F Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a daughter named Lola Rose Lin. She is 13 months old and she is my sunshine. She makes me happy and my family adores how beautiful she is. I was told I was unable to have...
    MickaelaLovesZachLin MickaelaLovesZachLin 18-21, F Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I only have two, but want more! I have a virgo symbol on my hip that needs to be redone eventually...I might get it worked into a larger piece that goes up my side. I also have one...
    Env06 Env06 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Still looking... Used to have one, but life happened and she moved away. I'm open to having them in multiple cities so I can be shown a good time wherever I happen to be. If any...
    TooHorny86 TooHorny86 26-30, M Jun 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've lived in this town for about 9 years now, since right before high school and now I'm 23. In freshman year I met a group of guys I really liked, we have similar interests and I...
    titor5100 titor5100 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm bored a lot. It's great. Are you bored a lot? Cool. Let's be friends. Skype friends. Like we talk together when I'm bored at night and really should be asleep but SCREW THE...
    QuadrupleM QuadrupleM 13-15, M Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is 100% true,my first crush was a girl in my class,I won't use her real name so I just call her Piper.Piper wasn't really the hottest girl in class but to me she was and I don...
    Athenian101 Athenian101 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When i look back on my life i see how much i have changed but the drastic change happened the day i lost my mum. Nothing can prepare you for something like that, i use to think to...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Every since i can remember i have always picked and bite my skin to the point its caused me to scar. I find when i am anxious i do it more sometimes i don't even know i am doing it...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When my mum died my brother wanted to be the hero, he even tried to stop me going to her funeral and his lucky i did't whack him on the day because he hurt me more than anyone...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So this is my story so far; I am 6 weeks pregnant went to the doctor to give blood work. 2 weeks later I go to get my ultra sound and ask about my blood work. They mentioned I...
    Smilingforus Smilingforus 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    23+ years ago I was diagnosed with MS, even though I never had a positive test. No blood test, MRI, spinal tap,etc was ever positive for MS. My symptoms were never an exact match...
    bonsaigirl bonsaigirl 56-60, F Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    **** I get when I tell someone I have aspergers "But you’re nothing like ____!"
Sometimes I’ll tell someone I have aspergers and they’ll just happen to have a friend or...
    nikkianni nikkianni 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think I might be in love with my best friend. We are both girls, and I don't have feelings for any other girls. I have a boyfriend... But my best friend is always there and I...
    LoveYouGuys LoveYouGuys 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I do not have Lupus, but I was wondering if anyone could give me a little bit of feedback. I went to a neurologist a few years ago for muscle twitching everywhere. He...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 1 Response Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    But I'm starting to take things one step at a time. I'm the type who is easily gets attached to people yet having a hard time letting go of something or to someone. I've decided...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    On my neck. I don't remember getting it. My mom said it happened when I was four, that kids in the neighborhood were playing with fireworks, my shirt caught, and I was burned. It...
    meincarnated meincarnated 22-25 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had long hair!! I always had!! :) :) Made me feel very girly! It was my pride! My mom always told us to keep our hair loooong because it was part of our 'culture'. I only had...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My facebook has been deactivated for almost 2 years now and I am happy and loving life ! Is it weird that I don't have one anymore ? Most people are surprised that I don't have...
    21anchors 21anchors 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've always admired people who did cuz I don't I thought it was better to have both but my mom makes up for it and all my other family.so I can't complain.☺️
    Tyelioo Tyelioo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I only thought about it today, I know I definitely love a guy but I can't have him, but there's this other guy I will see soon I about a month and I got an image in my head of...
    kieran456 kieran456 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have feelings but I don't show it. I am an honest person and keep to myself. I don't have a lot of friends. I'm out numbered cuz I have a kind personality and I'm always the one...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am the cloaked garden. So many secrets on the inside, but a wall built around me to hide. There are so many types of flowers on the inside. I have had many plants. Some have...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm in love with this person who is way older than me and is also a girl and I just don't know what to do because even if she felt the same we wouldn't be allowed to be together...
    Darkcloud777 Darkcloud777 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Alright so... Here's a recap of what happened (since I'm sure the post got deleted.) I had a one night stand with a guy that was a really close friend of mine. He gave me...
    z0mbab3 z0mbab3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's hard to not take a breakup personnally. It must be your fault right? If you were amazing they never would have left. But that's not true. Don't get me wrong I don't think I'm...
    NanaH2014 NanaH2014 22-25, F Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have just joined this forum because I recently self-diagnosed my synesthesia and told my mom about it. I only have grapheme color if I really concentrate. I have OLP, but in the...
    beccaem2472 beccaem2472 13-15, F Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have just joined this forum because I recently self-diagnosed my synesthesia and told my mom about it. I only have grapheme color if I really concentrate. I have OLP, but in the...
    beccaem2472 beccaem2472 13-15, F Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Dose God allow Christian to wear diapers that don't have problems but just like wearing them?
    Johntruck17 Johntruck17 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    He's moving and I just regret that he'll never get the chance to see the real me. If it was meant to be it would have happened but I hate that I'm pining over someone that 1...
    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A lucid dream is any dream in which one is aware that one is dreaming. I don't always have them but when I do I can control my dream. At first I thought this was crazy when it...
    HockeyPlayer536 HockeyPlayer536 18-21, M Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So it's my bestie bday on Thrusday so we are having a girls night(I'm assuming bar/clubs) on Friday with a few of us from school. I'm kind of feeling anxious. I know a lot of...
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel