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.

Tweaks & Trends

An easy beauty hack for women with hand weakness, neuropathy and arthritis .

Roll On Face Masks

If you follow any influencers on Instagram or have been inside a Sephora or even your local drugstore in recent years, then you’re probably well aware of the at home face mask trend. From inexpensive Korean sheet masks to high end 24 carat gold ones, face masks of all types are a thing – a HUGE thing.

Perfectly Imperfect Women Who Inspire

Lifestyle How to improve your life and make New Years resolutions With An Invisible Disability like Charcot Marie Tooth Disease.

Choose Your Own Adventure

Do you remember those Choose Your Own Adventure (CYA) books from the 80’s 90’s? I know I’m totally dating myself but I was soooo into them (for about a minute) in between Judy Bloom books (hijacked copy of Wifey not included) & the Sweet Valley High series.

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INSPIRING PEOPLE How to be positive and happy with Charcot Marie tooth disease

Meet Tina Trahan

December 21, 2015 is my CMT diagnosis day…. I currently have significant muscle atrophy in my calves, lower arms, and hands, muscle fasciculations throughout my body, I have bi-lateral foot drop, my toes no longer support my body and are painfully beginning to claw, and I am currently on my second set of AFO’s which are cumbersome and incredibly uncomfortable.

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Lifestyle products to keep you warm with neuropathy and a chronic illness or disability.

I’ve got chills – Stop them from multiplying with these tips

I live in Michigan and it’s cold In the month of December. Yep, I know, shocking right? But, once temps drop below 40 degrees it’s all we Midwesterners ever seem to talk about…rather, complain about. For the typical and “able” winter despiser, December to early March is all about layering up, thawing out, and making it through.

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Lifestyle How to balance Christmas parties & life an invisible disability like Charcot Marie Tooth, MS, Cerebral Palsy, & neuropathy.

Holiday Survival

The Holiday Season isn’t all jingle bells and sleigh rides when you have an invisible disability. As temps begin falling and your calendar starts filling, the stress and worry about how the hell you’ll make it through it all, rears it’s Scrooge like head. Of course this time of year can be stressful for everyone. There is a ton of pressure to be merry and create picture perfect, Norman Rockwell like moments, to then post on Facebook of course.

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LifestyleResources How to Be Happy and more confident When you have a disability and Neuropathy from a chronic condition like Muscular Sclerosis or Charcot Marie Tooth Disease.

HOW TO PHOTOSHOP YOUR SELF-IMAGE

Do you remember when we had to have our photos developed before viewing the images? The days when selfies weren’t even a thing and group shots didn’t involve a million retakes? Back then, we had no way of knowing if our arms looked flabby or if our leg braces were showing in photos until we picked up the physical prints.

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