Hi, I’m Lainie

If you just stumbled here (literally for some) you are definitely in the right place.

I am soooo happy you found this site and can’t wait to meet you.

I can be controlling (picture my husband and kid’s enthusiastically nodding) at times
and rarely put myself in vulnerable situations.
Taking the pictures you see of me with my leg braces showing was really scary.
Posting those pictures for the world to see is beyond TERRIFYING.

Those of us with invisible (not so obvious) physical disabilities have unique fashion and every day life challenges.
I started Trend-ABLE because I am passionate about helping other PERFECTLY IMPERFECT women feel and look their best.

Tweak Of The Week

Trend-Able TweAk: a modification or change in something or someplace rendering it ABLE (usable/ doable) for someone with a disability

Perfectly Imperfect Women Who Inspire

Stylish Woman who has MS, an Invisible Disability does an interview

Meet Ardra Shephard

Ardra Shephard is a devastating illness expert, having lived with multiple sclerosis for more than 15 years. Her blog Tripping On Air is the irreverent, insider-scoop about MS that manages to inspire without ever being saccharine. It’s frank, it’s funny, it’s what you’d want your best friend to tell you about what it’s like to live with chronic illness. Ardra…

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Lifestyle A recipe for assertiveness for people with invisible disabilities like CMT, MS, Lupis and other neuromuscular disorders.

A PLATE OF PRIDE

It is never easy asking people for help to do seemingly easy tasks, but sometimes we lose out when we don’t. Check out my special recipe for how to get just what you need.

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Resources

TREND-ABLE INSPIRATION

This amazing documentary about the super fabulous Bernadette Scarduzio is a must-see and it will stay with you long after viewing. The film (available on Amazon Prime) shares a very personal glimpse into Bernadette’s life; the many challenges she faces, incredible losses and her resilience. Bernadette suffers from Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, a genetic disease affecting…

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