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I wrote about my experiences with imposter syndrome, medical gaslighting and acquiring a disability no-one can see, for @hireupaustralia today 💗 The link to the article is in my bio ✨ 4.4 million people live with disabilities in Australia and 90% of them have an invisible condition. Think: mental health, chronic fatigue, neurodiversity, chronic pain, autoimmune disease and more. In the article, I talk about how I hear the same story - my story - over and over again, mainly from other women. We must do better by people with invisible disabilities, getting them the support and care they need, when they need it. Instead of leaving them to struggle alone.
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The inquisitive stares, the whispers, “Oh she can walk!” when I stand up, yea. We can hear and feel it all. Your judgement. Most of us ignore it after a while, some don’t notice because they’re in too much pain to give a damn. Regardless, we feel it. Whether we acknowledge it or not, whether you are brazen enough to be the disability parking police or mutter something unkind under your breath as you pass by. Your ableism and disdain for us will always reveal itself. Be kind. You never know what someone else is going through, or how soon you could be on the receiving end of ugliness. When you do, know you’ll receive knowing looks from us, and that terrible pang in your gut of knowing someone views you as “less than.” No one deserve to feel that way, but everyone is deserving of grace. Let’s practice that instead of judgement. . . Photo ID: A screenshot of a tweet from @ktkozar that reads: “I don’t go out without mobility aids anymore, but even still I can feel the sideways glances until they see my husband pull my wheelchair out. Disabled people can feel you judging us. Not all disabilities are visible. #DisabilityTwitter” .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ #spooniesupport #chronicpainwarrior #spooniewarrior #butyoudontlooksick #disabled #chronicpain #cfs #spoonie #chronicillnesswarrior #invisibledisability #chronicfatigue #chronicillness #chronicallyill #invisibleillnessawareness #spoonielife #disability #anxiety #spoonieproblems #chronicillnessawareness #invisibleillness
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It is not comforting to hear “it could be worse!” I’m not sure why people think that it is. It feels very invalidating to other peoples pain/illness! -Meena⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🌟 WIN unique chronic illness clothes from The Unchargeables Shop. Link to giveaway and shop in bio.🌟⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #theunchargeables #chronicpain #chronicillness #invisibleillness #chronicallyill #disability #type1diabetes #coldurticaria #migraines #invisibledisability #chronicfatiguesyndrome #autoimmunedisease
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Will you be signing your child up for one of these accessibility cards? What a terrific idea for our disability community to enjoy. <3 Accessibilitycard.org (Use code: KFM at checkout) #autism #accomodations #autistic #disability #sensory #sensoryneeds #ibcces
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Yesterday we were out 10am-8.45pm, we travelled to north, north London and the kids filmed an advert. I’m not allowed to share much about the ad, and it’s probably not going out on UK television 🙈 but hopefully I can share it once it’s done. Filming with kids is a long old day and although Audrey can definitely get grumpy and want to go home, she always brings the magic 💫. She just has “it”. Turns out Rexy’s not so bad at it either. There’s a lot of repetition, Audrey has an amazing knack for honesty, saying things like “Finally 🙄!” and even at one point saying “Bring me my real mummy!”(they were acting with a pretend mummy!). Highlights for them included a big taxi ride, the toys they got to play with and when the apple juice cartons arrived. #AwesomeAudreyEmily #KingRexyRoo #DownSyndromeSibling #Siblings
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Posted @allisonelang I can’t believe it… I woke up this morning to 10K of you following my account. Insane in the membrane 🤯 thank YOU. Honestly, reaching a certain number has never been the main focus or goal of mine, it’s the deep connections I’ve been creating through this platform - connecting on a more personal level by sharing our stories with one other. However, I do feel the OH WOW factor thinking of how I got here: just a very insecure girl trying to find her way in this sometimes harsh world. I could not have become a more confident version of myself or been able to share this self love journey without the help and support of all of you. Thank you for being here & thank you for being vulnerable with me. 🤍 And if you’re new here, WELCOME! I’m looking forward to strengthening this community with you by my side. I appreciate you so much. 📸: @j.n .guyen . . . #bodyacceptance #bodyconfidencemovement #normalizenormalbodies #selflove #selfloveclub #selfgrowth #bodyinclusive #amputee #disability
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