The Awkward Entourage

Note: This is a repost of my first article on SPINALpedia, available here.   Imagine your life is reliant on a single machine that is reliant on a three prong outlet that is attached to an even bulkier power pack, sound good so far? Let’s dive in a bit here..take...

Who I Am (poem)

Who am I? Who am I? Who am I? Depending on who you ask, the answer will change. Who am I? I sometimes don’t even know the answer myself. Who am I? What am I? The answer changes with the situation that I am in. If I listen to my heart instead of my mind, I know exactly...

Inclusion at MMC

We are shockingly almost done with this spring semester and I can’t believe that I have been at Marymount for almost two years! When I first came, I thought that I did not belong in college or in the outside world. I let my disability get to my head. Having a spinal...

Reflections on 2017

This past year has been a wonderful and fun, sometimes exhausting roller coaster. If you read my book, I wrote that I wanted to apply to college, but got rejected by quite a few. Finally this past year I got accepted and have been taking classes at Marymount Manhattan...
Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome to my new website! I am excited to have another place to share my thoughts and interact with others. In the future, look for updates about speaking engagements, events, and some of my musings on life.
I have a book!

I have a book!

I’m excited to announce that my book is complete and being printed! This is a project that I have been pursuing for quite some time, and I am thrilled to share it with you. In it, I reflect on my life up until now – my family, my friends, my education and...