LifestyleResources Unexpected Priveledged Problems When You have disabilities, Wear AFO’S /Leg Braces & Have A Neuromuscular Disease Like Charcot Marie Tooth or MS.

FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS

Disclaimer: All problems are relative to the person, situation, demographic, & resources . The following “problems” are those faced by me, an admittedly privileged suburban woman with invisible (not obvious) physical challenges due to an inherited neuromuscular disorder called Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT). The hashtag #firstworldproblems refers to those everyday, non…

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WOMEN OF THE MONTH Interview with An Inspiring Woman With An Invisible Disability

Meet Lauren Rowe

Lauren Rowe has battled Cystic Fibrosis since birth. When she was 19 she had less than 2 weeks left to live and received a double lung transplant. Although this transplant added years to her life, Lauren has been living off of 30% lung capacity. Lauren created a not-for-profit organization in…

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Lifestyle Invisible Disability, Self-Esteem & Body Confidence

BODY CONFIDENCE

When I was 15 years old, I went to ”fat camp”. It was the mid 80’s and after several failed attempts to lose weight via kids’ Weight Watchers’ meetings and ”the grapefruit diet”, I begged my mom to send me to this diet camp I had seen advertised in a…

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Tweaks Beauty Tool for those with Disabilities & Neuromuscular Disorders

The Tool That Will Blow You Away; Literally

Blowdrying my thick long hair is a 55-minute high-intensity workout even for those without disabilities. It is nearly impossible for me to get a brush through my hair while holding a heavy blowdryer in my weak, tissue wasted hands. When I saw this flexible neck blowdryer counter stand on Amazon,…

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